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Well, this is interesting. Mississippi State’s football program is now referring to their hometown of Starkville, MS as...

I can totally see the similarities.
Filed Under: SEC Football
Originally published on SECRant.com

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Prime time journalism Larry. People have been calling it Starkvegas since before I was born. It's just a cool name. Not a reference comparing Starkville to Las Vegas.
Reply36 months
Starkghanistan.
Reply36 months
They do the same thing with Nashville. They call Nashville- Nashvegas. Adding "vegas" to the end of any name makes me go a big rubbery one.
Reply36 months
Humorous nickname that invokes irony. Been used for years. Guess some folk don't follow SEC football much.
Reply36 months
I just don't get it. How does Vegas fit into the equation? There is absolutely nothing in Starksville.
Reply36 months
It's like Vegas but with more Mobile Homes and Less Teeth.
Reply36 months
It's Vegas with Cowbells.™
Reply36 months
Everything sports related is new to Larry.
Reply36 months
Ummm, MSU students were calling it that when I first moved there in '89. Not like its anything new.
Reply36 months
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