Kentucky-Mississippi State pregame notes and observations

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STARKVILLE, Miss. — It’s almost time for football. Kentucky and Mississippi State kick off at 4 p.m. ET in Starkville, Miss., and the Wildcats are taking the field for warmups.

SEC Country will be bringing you updates throughout the day from Starkville. Here are some pregame notes and observations.

Kentucky walked into Davis Wade Stadium about two hours before kickoff.

WATCH: Cat Walk from Starkville. The Cats take on Mississippi State at 4 p.m. ET

Posted by Kentucky Wildcats – SEC Country on Saturday, October 21, 2017

  • Kentucky linebacker Jordan Jones is expected to play today for the first time since Week 2. He was his animated self during the Cat Walk. Jones is making one-handed catches in the end zone — not exactly his specialty, but he appears ready to go.
  • Receiver Lynn Bowden and corner Derrick Baity were the first two Kentucky players to take the field.
  • Speaking of Bowden, he’s throwing passes to a receiver group during warmups. He’s thrown for a touchdown this season and is a passing threat out of the wildcat.
  • There are still some injury questions for the Cats, specifically corner Chris Westry nose guard Naquez Pringle.
  • Today is homecoming in Starkville.
  • Uniform update: Kentucky is going with its classic road look of blue helmets, white jerseys and blue pants. The Cats will be wearing white shoes and white gloves. Mississippi State is wearing maroon helmets, maroon jerseys and white pants.

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