The Mississippi State-Alabama game will be Coach Croom's first time to face his alma mater as a head coach.
Junior running back Jerious Norwood, after rushing for 174 yards against Florida, earned the SEC Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career. He has now rushed for 375 yards in the last two games.
Senior punter Jared Cook, punted for a 55.3-yard average, the best single-game average of his career.
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The November 6th Mississippi State-Alabama game has been picked up by ESPN2 and will now be broadcasted at 5:30 p.m. CST. Jerious Norwood and Jared Cook have been honored by the SEC as their Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week after their team's 38-31 win over then 10th ranked Florida Gators.