After seven weeks of rainbows and sunshine for Mississippi State (7-1, 3-1), Mullen didn't have too many reasons to smile on Saturday night.
Late in the first quarter, the coach was slapped with unsportsmanlike conduct for arguing after one of his players was penalized for interfering with Jones' ability to field a punt. The pair of penalties set up the Alabama offense at its own 41 instead of its 11.
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