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MSU's Defense Has Potential

MSU's Defense Has Potential

While he's not quite ready to make a bold statement such as saying this year's Mississippi State defense will be great, defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson does see some very good potential.

"Great is a little too strong of a word," said Johnson, who saw great when he helped coach the nation's No. 1 defense at Alabama in 1992. "I don't think you can talk about being great because there is not a kid here that has won more than seven games (in their MSU career). "If we play real hard together and keep our poise when things break down, we could be a pretty good defense this year. But we...

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