MSU QB Chris Relf looks to jump from good to great - - Jackson, MS

MSU QB Chris Relf looks to jump from good to great

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - About this time last season, the big question during Mississippi State's spring camp was if Chris Relf could handle the responsibility of being the Bulldogs' starting quarterback.

The answer has been a resounding yes.

As 1 of the surprising stars on a surprising team last fall, the 6-foot-4, 240-pound junior from Montgomery, Ala., put up big numbers with few mistakes. He threw for 1,789 yards, rushed for 719 yards, accounted for 18 touchdowns and just six interceptions.

MSU enjoyed its best season in more than a decade, with a 9-4 record and Gator Bowl win over Michigan.

So now the revised question heading into Saturday's spring game is can Relf become 1 of the elite quarterbacks in the Southeastern Conference?

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