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Know thy foe: Alabama

T.J. Yeldon returns in the backfield for Alabama. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Game day: Nov. 15 at Bryant-Denny Stadium (101,821) in Tuscaloosa. Series: Alabama leads 77-18-3 overall and 41-9-1 in Tuscaloosa. Last meeting: Alabama won 20-7 in Starkville last season. Head coach: Nick Saban, 74-15 in seven years at Alabama and 165-57-1

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Countdown to Kickoff: 2 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 2. It’s not easy to grind out long scoring drives against SEC

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Countdown to Kickoff: 7 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 7. Dan Mullen has said that one sign of MSU’s progress as

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Countdown to Kickoff: 9 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 9. MSU has a chance to reverse a bad trend right off

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2014 Football Schedule Breakdown: Vandy Added; Egg Bowl on Saturday

The SEC has released the 2014 football schedule, which means we now know Mississippi State’s entire slate for next fall. Of note, the Bulldogs’ rotating cross-divisional opponent will be Vanderbilt. The teams last met in 2009, with MSU taking a

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Countdown to Kickoff: 16 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 16. MSU coach Dan Mullen talks often about one of his major goals

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Countdown to Kickoff: 17 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 17. Left tackle Blaine Clausell, a fourth-year junior, has made 17 career starts

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Premature Preview 2013: Alabama

Previously: Oklahoma State, Alcorn State, Auburn, Troy, LSU, Bowling Green, Kentucky, South Carolina, Texas A&M MSU rolled into Tuscaloosa last year 7-0 and ranked No. 13 in the country, hoping to take down the top-ranked Crimson Tide. The #webelieve hashtag took

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Premature Preview 2013: Texas A&M

Previously: Oklahoma State, Alcorn State, Auburn, Troy, LSU, Bowling Green, Kentucky, South Carolina A tough closing stretch for MSU continues with a second consecutive road game, and against a team that could very well be in the national title picture.

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Putting a Ribbon on SEC Media Days

With the 2013 SEC Media Days in the books, I figured I’d try and wrap things up for you the best I could. Let’s start with some links. • My column on MSU quarterback Tyler Russell • My story on Alabama

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SEC Media Days: Lots of Links; Day 3 Preview

HOOVER, Ala. | The third and final day of SEC Media Days is upon us, and it figures to go out with a bang. Coaches and players from four very good teams are on tap, including two-time reigning national champion

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