BRONTE WITTPENN | Times Mississippi State Bulldogs safety Shawn Preston Jr. (12) smiles while running onto the field before a game against the Iowa Hawkeyes during the Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Tuesday, January 1, 2018.
BRONTE WITTPENN | Times Mississippi State Bulldogs safety Shawn Preston Jr. (12) smiles while running onto the field before a game against the Iowa Hawkeyes during the Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Tuesday, January 1, 2018.
BRONTE WITTPENN | Times Mississippi State marching band performs in the stands in the first quarter during the Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Tuesday, January 1, 2018.
BRONTE WITTPENN | Times Mississippi State marching band performs in the stands in the first quarter during the Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Tuesday, January 1, 2018.
BRONTE WITTPENN | Times Mississippi State Bulldogs quarterback Nick Fitzgerald (7) runs the ball past Iowa Hawkeyes defensive end Chauncey Golston (57) in the first quarter during the Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Tuesday, January 1, 2018.
BRONTE WITTPENN | Times Mississippi State Bulldogs quarterback Nick Fitzgerald (7) runs the ball past Iowa Hawkeyes defensive end Chauncey Golston (57) in the first quarter during the Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Tuesday, January 1, 2018.
BRONTE WITTPENN | Times Mississippi State Bulldogs wide receiver Osirus Mitchell (87) runs the ball toward the end zone past Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Michael Ojemudia (11) in the second quarter.
BRONTE WITTPENN | Times Mississippi State Bulldogs wide receiver Osirus Mitchell (87) runs the ball toward the end zone past Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Michael Ojemudia (11) in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette (6) runs the ball into the end zone past Mississippi State Bulldogs cornerback Chris Rayford (24) in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette (6) runs the ball into the end zone past Mississippi State Bulldogs cornerback Chris Rayford (24) in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes quarterback Nate Stanley (4) points toward Mississippi State's defensive line in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes quarterback Nate Stanley (4) points toward Mississippi State's defensive line in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette (6) runs the ball into the end zone past Mississippi State Bulldogs cornerback Chris Rayford (24) in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette (6) runs the ball into the end zone past Mississippi State Bulldogs cornerback Chris Rayford (24) in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette (6) celebrates with teammate Iowa Hawkeyes tight end T.J. Hockenson (38) after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette (6) celebrates with teammate Iowa Hawkeyes tight end T.J. Hockenson (38) after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Nick Easley (84) runs the ball 75-yards before scoring a touchdown in the second quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Nick Easley (84) runs the ball 75-yards before scoring a touchdown in the second quarter.
Mississippi State Bulldogs wide receiver Stephen Guidry (1) catches the ball in the fourth quarter.
Mississippi State Bulldogs wide receiver Stephen Guidry (1) catches the ball in the fourth quarter.
Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Michael Ojemudia (11) celebrates with teammates Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Amani Hooker (27) after defeating Mississippi State 27-22.
Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Michael Ojemudia (11) celebrates with teammates Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Amani Hooker (27) after defeating Mississippi State 27-22.
From left, Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Djimon Colbert (32), Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Amani Jones (52) and Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Jayden McDonald (25) celebrate after defeating Mississippi State, 27-22.
From left, Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Djimon Colbert (32), Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Amani Jones (52) and Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Jayden McDonald (25) celebrate after defeating Mississippi State, 27-22.