Relf’s ready to be Bulldogs’ QB

STARKVILLE — Chris Relf has had a year to study Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen’s spread offense and he’s come to an important conclusion. “I think it’s perfect for me,” Relf said.

Just how perfect will go a long way to determining whether the long-suffering Bulldogs will go to a bowl for the first time since 2007 — and just the second time since 2000. Relf was a part-time player who struggled in Mullen’s first year as coach before a breakout game against Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl that gave him confidence going into the offseason.

That confidence helped him mount an offseason campaign to become Mullen’s latest multitalented, headline grabbing quarterback.