Grieving Dogs now face Tide

Mississippi State managed to find some peace after the death of defensive end Nick Bell, whose funeral was Saturday in Birmingham, Ala., coach Dan Mullen said.

But how does Mullen plan to ease his team into preparations after one of the most emotional weeks in the history of the MSU football program?

“I guess you just turn on the film against Alabama to get our minds straight again with the test we have at hand,” Mullen said.