Turnovers dog Mississippi State

“Turnovers are the huge concern,” said Mullen. “You’re not going to win football games turning the ball over.”

Special teams has also encountered its share of negative vibes in MSU’s 0-2 start in the conference.

In kickoff return coverage, the Bulldogs ranked last in the SEC with a net of 37.8 yards per kick. And on kickoff returns, they are averaging just 19.6 yards per return, which ranks ninth in the league.