3 Up, 3 Down: Bama 38, Miss. State 7 

October, 28, 2012
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- A look at the good and bad from Saturday night's 38-7 beat down of No. 11 Mississippi State in Bryant-Denny Stadium.

THREE UP
1. McCarron on a roll: Mississippi State tried to load the box and dare AJ McCarron to throw. So he did. McCarron picked apart the Bulldogs vaunted secondary, tossing two touchdowns and no interceptions.
Four SEC West Teams In AP Top Five
For the first time ever, four teams from the same conference are ranked in the top five of the AP Top 25 -- and all four are from the same division. ESPN college football reporter Adam Rittenberg provides his rankings reaction.
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