TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Mississippi State football hired Mike Leach in hopes of producing an offense capable of competing with the SEC’s best. With teams scoring at rising paces, finding an offensive coach was crucial.
Against the conference’s most decorated coach, Nick Saban, hiring Leach hasn’t proven to be a solution. Such was the case in No. 6 Alabama’s30-6 win against Mississippi State (5-3, 2-3 SEC) on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Here’s how we graded the various phases in MSU’s second straight loss:
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