Joe Moorhead sees common thread among Mississippi State losses in SEC play
For Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead, putting up zero points against Alabama was a microcosm of what has gone wrong all season in their losses during SEC play.
In their four losses to LSU, Florida, Kentucky and Alabama, the Bulldogs’ offense has struggled mightily, scoring just 16 total points over those four games.
Moorhead pointed toward what he believed might be the issue with scoring points in conference during his press conference Monday with reporters:
“You look back on it and I guess probably a combination of things and things you have to examine,” he said. “Make sure you’re doing a good job in the game-planning and play-calling process and then making sure when the right plays are called, you’ve practiced those during the week so the kids have an opportunity to execute them. I’d say it has been a combination of those circumstances.”
Against Alabama last weekend, MSU had just 169 yards of total offense and averaged 3.4 yards per play, but have two more regular season chances to make some corrections.
Their next opportunity comes next week at home against Arkansas when the Bulldogs will look to pad their bowl game resume.
Check out Moorhead’s full press conference below, shared by HailState on YouTube: