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Two players to watch for in Alabama’s matchup against Mississippi State

Eli Ricks signals to the sidelines during A-Day
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Could Alabama football be in for a special homecoming game against Mississippi State?

After a loss to Tennessee, the Crimson Tide looks to right the ship and run the table to the College Football Playoff.

RELATED: Alabama set to bounce back against Mississippi State – Bama Elite podcast

Nick Saban will take on Mike Leach for a third straight season at Bryant-Denny Stadium, but the Tide could have two players obtain marquee action. According to credible sources, Touchdown Alabama Magazine is hearing that transfer defensive back Eli Ricks may get the starting nod at cornerback opposite Kool-Aid McKinstry.

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 15 years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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