Anytime you’re on the road against the No. 1 team in the country, you’re going to need some big plays to pull off the upset. Mississippi State got such a play midway through the first quarter when defensive back Jamoral Graham picked off Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts and returned the ball 46 yards to the Alabama 38:
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While the Bulldogs were ultimately not able to capitalize — they turned the ball over on downs — they were at least able to flip the field. At the end of the first quarter, the Crimson Tide are up 10-0 while Mississippi State has the ball near their own 20 yard line.