C Spire Pigskins in the Park presented by BancorpSouth will benefit Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association

Ole Miss and Mississippi State SEC football road games will be broadcast live on a giant-sized jumbotron in front of Tupelo City Hall in Fairpark on Oct. 3

Sep 14, 2015, 13:13 ET from C Spire

TUPELO, Miss., Sept. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ole Miss and Mississippi State, considered among the nation's top college football teams, will be going on the road to play important SEC league games next month against Florida and Texas A&M.

Fans in North Mississippi who don't make the road trip with the teams will still be able to watch the televised games on a giant-sized jumbotron screen and tailgate with other fans as part of the "C Spire Pigskins in the Park presented by BancorpSouth" event on Saturday, Oct. 3 in front of Tupelo City Hall in Fairpark. The annual event is the official watch party for both Ole Miss and Mississippi State alumni in North Mississippi. 

The live broadcast of the Ole Miss Rebels road game in Gainesville against the Florida Gators and the Mississippi State Bulldogs' trip to College Station to play the Texas A&M Aggies is title sponsored by C Spire and presented by BancorpSouth in partnership with the City of Tupelo, the Tupelo Quality of Life Committee, Mitchell Distributing, Coca-Cola and Miss 98. Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association (DTMSA) is the organizer of the event and will receive the sponsorship proceeds.

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