The Crimson Tide will host the Bulldogs in Tuscaloosa for the 54th time on Saturday

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama held its final practice of the week on Thursday, putting the final touches on its game plan for Saturday’s clash with No. 16 Mississippi State. The Tide worked in helmets shorts at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility this afternoon.


The Crimson Tide and Bulldogs will meet for the 103rd time on Saturday, Nov. 10 to start a three-game homestand for the Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The contest will air at 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS with Brad Nessler, Gary Danielson and Jamie Erdahl on the call.


Alabama has played more games against Mississippi State than any other opponent. Tennessee (101), Vanderbilt (84), LSU (83) and Auburn (82) are the only other foes the Tide has faced more than 80 times since the program was formed in 1892. Alabama is 44-8-1 (43-9-1 after forfeits) all-time against the Bulldogs in Tuscaloosa and 38-8-1 (37-9-1 after forfeits) in games played at Bryant-Denny Stadium. State has played more games against the Tide in Tuscaloosa and at Bryant-Denny than any other opponent.