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Background Image Alternative Text: Students ringing cowbells at a home football game at Davis Wade.


Cowbell: the ultimate symbol of Mississippi State pride. Legend has it that a wandering jersey cow became a good luck charm after strolling on the field during a victorious home football game. Later, students started bringing the cow’s bell for luck and the tradition continues today!

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