By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Alabama Crimson Tide has removed the Mississippi State Bulldogs from the National Championship picture for now.
The Bulldogs lost 25-20 to the Tide in Alabama tonight.
With the Bulldogs first loss of the season, they will now need fellow Alabama school, the Auburn Tigers, to help get them back into the playoff picture in the next several weeks.
With 15 seconds left, Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott hit Jameon Lewis for a 4-yard touchdown to make it 25-20.
The Bulldogs attempted to get an on-side kick, but it failed. The Crimson Tide ran out the clock.
Bama running back T.J. Yeldon scored at 8:09 for a 7-yard rushing touchdown to make it 25-13.
Bulldogs kicker Evan Sobieski also added a 32-yard field goal in the third quarter to make it 19-6. Prescott hit Fred Ross for a four-yard touchdown to make it 19-13.
With three seconds left at halftime, Sobieski made a 23-yard field goal to make it 19-3 at halftime.
Two minutes later, Derrick Henry scored on a 1-yard touchdown to make it 19-0.
In the second quarter, Blake Sims hit Amari Cooper for a 4-yard touchdown pass. Bama led 12-0 at this point in the game.
It all started to fall a part in the first half when Bulldogs back Josh Robinson had a negative five-yard run that resulted in a 2-0 lead for Alabama. Minutes later, the Crimson Tide led 5-0 following Adam Griffith’s 36-yard field goal.
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