Football

Miss. State coaches bring Egg Bowl trophy for in-home visit

C.J. Avery, ranked among top five 2017 recruits in Mississippi, got an in-home visit from Mississippi State on Wednesday night and the Bulldogs’ coaches brought something with them — the Egg Bowl trophy.

Mississippi State beat rival Ole Miss, 55-20, to finish off a disappointing season on a high note and thwart the Rebels’ bowl hopes.

Avery, an Under Armour All-American from Grenada (Miss.), took an official visit to Mississippi State for the Egg Bowl and also visited Ole Miss twice in October. Both schools are among his finalists.