Happy Monday, everyone. As expected, Alabama rose a bit in the rankings after winning on the road.
The Crimson Tide dominated Mississippi State, 40-17, for a late-night road win in Starkville. The defense managed three interceptions and returned one for a touchdown. Jalen Milroe set another carer-best with 10-of-12 completions, 164 passing yards and 69 rushing yards with two touchdowns.
Afterward, voters decided to put UA (4-1, 2-0 SEC) 10th overall in the coaches poll, up from No.