In University of Alabama football news today, this team defeated the Mississippi State bulldogs 31-24 on the road. This game was close the entire 60 minutes. The Alabama Crimson Tide were tied with the Mississippi State bulldogs at halftime 14-14.
These two college football teams scored in every quarter. The Alabama Crimson Tide outscored Mississippi State Bulldogs 14-3 in the fourth quarter to gain their tenth win of the season. Alabama is one of the few teams that have not lost a game this season.
Mississippi State fell to 7-3. I watched this entire game and thought perhaps Alabama Crimson Tide would suffer their first loss of this season. The Mississippi State Bulldogs excelled at rushing with the football while the Alabama Crimson Tide excelled at passing the football.
This game was tied at 24 points per team until Alabama Crimson Tide scored the winning touchdown with just thirty seconds left. I felt that Mississippi State had an excellent chance of winning this game. Alabama Crimson Tide field goal kicker missed a field goal that hit the left upright that could have given Alabama a 27-24 lead.
Mississippi State had a couple of hail mary passes at the end of the game to no avail. Alabama Crimson Tide have won 31 games in a row. This is their second straight 10-0 start.
Mississippi State Bulldogs rushed for 172 yards. Alabama Crimson Tide passed for 242 yards. There were no turnovers in this game.
Alabama Crimson Tide historically have dominated this matchup winning 82 games with 17 losses and 3 ties. They have beaten Mississippi State 10 straight times they have played. Alabama Crimson Tide are just one of four teams that have not lost a game.
Mississippi State Bulldogs obviously have a chance at being invited to a bowl game. Alabama Crimson Tide play two more games against Mercer and Auburn. Auburn beat then undefeated Georgia Bulldogs 40-17 today.
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