By Andrew Gribble | firstname.lastname@example.org
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen certainly isn't trying to tone down the hype on Saturday's showdown with No. 1 Alabama.
Really, he and the Bulldogs are embracing it.
"Obviously, it's a big week, great opportunity for our guys," Mullen said on today's SEC teleconference. "We look at this as a championship-caliber game for us.
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