Mississippi State confirmed Friday senior offensive guard Tobias Smith has been granted a sixth season of eligibility. Smith’s appeal for the extra season was approved by the NCAA. Now, State officials say, the next decision is up to Smith himself.
FSNextTV: Mississippi State senior offensive guard Tobias Smith talks about the upcoming Gator Bowl game.
The long-awaited return of Tobias Smith to action was short, but successful. The senior guard worked eight snaps in Mississippi State’s opening touchdown drive against Jackson State, then spent the rest of the evening cheering or coaching younger line-mates. Coach John Hevesy affirmed, Smith was being handled with opening-night care.
FSNext-TV: Mississippi State senior offensive guard Tobias Smith talks about his team's victory over Jackson State.