This seems to be happening quite often to SEC teams lately.

Mississippi State took on South Alabama on Saturday, a member of the Sun Belt that has only had a football program since 2009. That didn’t phase the Jaguars, though, as they went into Starkville and came away with a 21-20 victory to upset Mississippi State.

Mississippi State took a 17-0 lead into halftime, but the Bulldogs imploded in the fourth quarter, allowing South Alabama to rally and take the lead with a touchdown with 57 seconds left.

The game wasn’t over yet, though, as Mississippi State tried to drive down the field, and they actually had a short field goal to win the game. Usually reliable kicker Westin Graves missed the attempt, though, as it clanked off the left upright.

What a loss for Dan Mullen and Mississippi State. Huge win for South Alabama, though, so congrats to them.

Mississippi State just lost to a school that’s only had football for 7 years Michael Chang/Getty Images
Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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