Mississippi State and BYU will both try to get more production from the passing game when they meet on Saturday.

Mississippi State (3-2) is coming off a bye week following lopsided road losses to Georgia and Auburn . The Bulldogs struggled to throw in both those games, but hope that coming home to play in Starkville, Mississippi, and the extra practice time will help fix the problems.

“I think it was good for us. We got to work on our own thing,” Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald said about the bye week. “We don’t have a team that we’re playing against. We don’t have to stress to be game planning, just more of going out there to practice and work on yourself. Just kind of get your head right.”

BYU (1-5) beat Mississippi State 28-21 in double overtime last season in Provo, Utah, but the Cougars have struggled on…