Cowbell violations at Mississippi State to draw hefty SEC fine

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Violations of Southeastern Conference rules for using cowbells during football games at Mississippi State University will draw hefty fines.

MSU Athletic Director Scott Stricklin tells The Clarion-Ledger that fines are $5,000 for a first offense; $25,000 for the second offense and $50,000 for the third.