Teams facing divisional challenges

Mississippi State's improvement less noticeable due to SEC strength

Updated: April 8, 2013, 1:12 PM ET
By Brian Fremeau | Football Outsiders
Under cocah Dan Mullen, the Bulldogs have lost 22 games in four years, 16 coming from SEC West opponents.  Michael Wade/Icon SMIUnder Dan Mullen, the Bulldogs have lost 22 games in four years, 16 coming in the SEC West.


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