STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI/MSU Athletics) — The annual Mississippi State Road Dawgs Tour, featuring athletic department and university officials, is scheduled to begin Monday, May 6 and will feature 13 stops in four states including 10 in the state of Mississippi, the Alumni Association and Bulldog Club announced today.
The annual circuit provides an opportunity for coaches and administrators from the athletic department and the university to visit fans throughout the Southeast.
Head football coach Dan Mullen, men’s basketball coach Rick Ray and women’s basketball coach Vic Schaefer will be featured speakers at the events, along with Dr. Jimmy Abraham, Executive Director of the Alumni Association, who recently announced he will retire this summer after nearly four decades of service to Mississippi State.
This year’s tour will begin with a dinner in Atlanta on Monday and continue with breakfast, lunch and dinner at stops throughout the state the following three days. A detailed schedule of events can be found below and at the Alumni Association website at alumni.msstate.edu.
MONDAY, MAY 6
6 p.m. (ET) – Hudson’s Grille Midtown
TUESDAY, MAY 7
7:30 a.m. – Riley Center
11:30 a.m. – Howard Industries (Ellisville)
6 p.m. – Biloxi Yacht Club
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8
11:30 a.m. – Brookhaven Recreational Department
6 p.m. – Greenville Country Club
THURSDAY, MAY 9
7:30 a.m. – Lions Hill
11:30 a.m. – BancorpSouth Conference Center
6 p.m. – Church of Holy Communion, Cheney Parish Hall
FRIDAY, MAY 10
7:30 a.m. – Getwell Road United Methodist Church
11:30 a.m. – The Wilbourne Building
6 p.m. – Location TBA
6 p.m. – Convention Complex