Dogs’ D stout near goal line

One only has to look at the Bulldogs’ statistics to get an answer.

The 17th-ranked Bulldogs (7-2, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) are ninth in the nation in scoring defense (17 points per game), which represents nearly a 10-point improvement compared to last season. Presented with this fact, MSU coach Dan Mullen wasn’t afraid to present a hypothetical situation as if, in hindsight, it could have been a fact.