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Former MSU quarterback Dak Prescott has been impressive in his first two NFL starts. On Sunday, Sept. 18, Prescott got his first NFL win with a 27-23 victory over Washington.

Thursday, Sept. 22

NFL (7:25-11 p.m., CBS): Plenty of players with Mississippi ties will be on the field as the Houston Texans visit the New England Patriots.

Friday, Sept. 23

High-school football (7-10 p.m., WLOO): If you're not already at a high-school game, watch the Petal Panthers take on the Pearl Pirates.

Saturday, Sept. 24

College football (11 a.m.-3 p.m., ESPN): Watch another tough game for the UM Rebels as they look to bounce back with a win against the undefeated Georgia Bulldogs. ... College football (2:30-6 p.m., ESPN3): MSU travels to the University of Massachusetts in a game the Bulldogs must win to keep bowl hopes alive.

Sunday, Sept. 25

NFL (7:30-11 p.m., NBC): Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys hit primetime as they host the Chicago Bears.

Monday, Sept. 26

NFL (7:30-11 p.m., ESPN): The 
New Orleans Saints are still looking for their first win as they come up against their archrival, the Atlanta Falcons, in a home game.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

MLB (6-9 p.m., ESPN2): Check up on the MLB playoff race as ESPN begins to highlight teams in contention for the postseason.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

WNBA (7-11 p.m., ESPN2): The WNBA continues its march to crown a champion, with a doubleheader of semifinals-playoff action. Prescott's win also saw him break a 32-year-old NFL record for most pass attempts without an interception in a rookie's first two games. His 75 attempts broke Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon's record of 72 attempts.

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