Troy, Miss. State to meet in 2012

TROY, AL (WSFA) - Troy University is set to meet on the football field with Mississippi State.

The matchup was confirmed by Troy University Director of Athletics Steve Dennis.

September 8, 2012 will be the first of three matchups between the Trojans and Bulldogs through 2015. That game will be played at Troy's Movie Gallery Veterans Stadium.

The other two games will be played in Starkville.

The last time Troy and Miss. State met was in 2002. The Trojans pulled off an 11-8 win over the Bulldogs.