Alabama vs Mississippi State Wrap - Alabama Wins 24-7
|Alabama vs Mississippi State Wrap - Alabama Wins 24-7|
Mississippi State was unable to contain Trent Richardson on Saturday and the result was a 24-7 Week 11 loss against the Crimson Tide.
Alabama won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 18-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 44.5.
AJ McCarron completed 14 of 24 pass attempts for 163 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bulldogs defense.
Vick Ballard rushed for 21 yards for Mississippi State, while LaDarius Perkins added 10 yards. Tyler Russell threw for 110 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Chris Smith and Marcus Green had 42 and 22 yards respectively.
Mississippi State was outgained by Alabama 386-131 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-9 by the Crimson Tide.
Mississippi State lost the time of possession battle 34:50/23:52, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Alabama looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Ga Southern. Mississippi State will aim to get back on the winning track at Arkansas.