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0-0, 1st in SEC - West
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Will Bama be SEC's best again?

Our Mark Schlabach thinks Alabama will be back on top of the SEC. He also makes his picks for the rest of the conference awards.

  • Offensive player of the year: Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU
  • Defensive player of the year: Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M
  • Coach of the year: Nick Saban, Alabama
  • Freshman of the year: Jacob Eason, QB, Georgia
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Mullen addresses QB situation ahead of season opener (1:57)
Mullen's message resonates with Bulldogs (1:00)
SEC Inside: Mississippi State Bulldogs (2:58)
Schedule Predictor: Mississippi State Bulldogs (3:20)
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Vote! Who has the best uniforms in the SEC?

Some of the SEC's uniforms are as classic as they come. Alabama and Auburn never change. Texas A&M embraces new looks along with its throwbacks. But who has the league's best uniforms?

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Good day meeting with players and coaches at Mississippi State. Coach Dan Mullen thinks he might have his most unproven team he's had in Starkville. There's been a trickle down effect with depth at WR and LB with departures. DC Peter Sirmon echoed those sentiments saying "it'll be a challenge" working in some areas of this defense because of inexperience, not just youth

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen says he plans to announce a starter at QB for the opener against South Alabama early next week. He has a pretty good idea who it will be, but that doesn't mean the job is permanently his. "It's sorting itself out. To this day, no one has jumped up and separated himself to be the guy. I have a good idea where I'm at and who's going to be the starter ... but I'm going to play more than one in the first game. I can guarantee you that." Nick Fitzgerald, Damian Williams and Nick Tino are all battling for the starting spot.

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2016 season preview: Mississippi State Bulldogs

The Jeffery Simmons saga has taken over the headlines, but Dan Mullen has to hope several young players deliver to keep MSU's bowl streak alive.

SEC Now: Week 1 Fantasy Draft (5:31)
Kickoff Countdown: Top 10 things to see (3:45)
QB Battles: Who will earn the starting position? (2:44)
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SEC preseason position rankings: Front seven

Ranking the front sevens in the SEC, as Alabama leads a deep, talent assortment of defensive linemen and linebackers in the conference.

Team Stats

Passing Yards311.116th
Rushing Yards140.3103rd
Points For33.0Tied-44th
Points Against22.8Tied-36th

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