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Coronavirus causes MSU tailgaters to change years of tradition

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Coronavirus causes MSU tailgaters to change years of tradition

Coronavirus causes MSU tailgaters to change years of tradition

Mississippi State fans were left searching for a new location for their traditional tailgate while still trying to create that same game day experience.

Changed many aspects of the college football experience.

Aspects of the college football experience.

One of the most difficult game day traditions lost by fans-- was tailgating..

Wtva's rhea thornton is live in starkville where she found a few fans who still managed to have some fun.

I'm in the back of the university club... a condominium complex ( ((say how far it is from davis wade stadium)) where condo owners came together today to celebrate the first home game of the season the only way bulldog fans know how... tailgating.

Hogs tonight."

Nat popfood sizzling on the grillfor seven years, matthew bedwell and chris hutchins set up shop in the junction for mississippi state football games.

((if there's another nat pop that can fit here, put it in.

If not, no worries))but since the cancellation of tailgating on college campuses in the sec, the two had to find another way...matthew bedwell - longtime msu fan ((i shortened this sot))"so we decided to set up with a bunch of the other condo association members here at the university club and watch the games and hang out and tailgate kind of like we used to on campus."they created an experience similar to one at the junction.

((if there's another nat pop that can fit here, put it in.

If not, no worries)) the fans set up cornhole, grilled chicken and sausage, and enjoyed college football on tv.but even with their attempts to make it feel like a normal gameday.chris hutchins - longtime mississippi state fan:"there is no way to have a true college game day experience right now and so we have to do the best we can.

We adapt and just try to find a way to enjoy a beautiful day in starkville, mississippi and hope that the bulldogs put it down on the hogs tonight."

Now, i asked both guys for their predictions on the game tonight... and both said they think the dogs will beat the hogs 45- 28.live in starkville, rhea thornton wtva 9 news.

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