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Team preview: Alabama State

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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

When you lose five starters from a team that won 22 games, it's not unreasonable to expect trouble. Big trouble. But credit Alabama State coach Lewis Jackson with holding things together after such a dramatic loss of talent from the Hornets' 2009 SWAC title team.