Mississippi State will have a tuneup in Week 10 before hosting No. 1 Alabama in Starkville. That non-conference matchup comes against UMass on Nov. 4. The Bulldogs and Minutemen will kick off at noon ET on SEC Network.
This will be the second game in a home-and-home between Mississippi State and UMass, which was defeated by the Bulldogs 47-35 in Gillette Stadium last season. Mississippi State enters Week 9 at 5-2 and 2-2 in the SEC.
After starting the season 0-6, UMass saw its game at South Florida get cancelled before notching its first victory of the season last Saturday against Georgia Southern, 55-20.
Saturday, Nov. 4
Kickoff time: Noon ET
TV network: SEC Network
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