SEC football power rankings after spring portal closes: Did Bulldogs get better?

Here's a look at where the Mississippi State Bulldogs rank in the SEC football hierarchy after the closure of the spring portal.
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Hiring head coach Mike Elko away from Duke wasn't quite the sexy hire that many Texas A&M fans and donors hoped for after the Jimbo Fisher firing. Could it be the type of solid, sensible hire that the program needs, though? Time will tell.

Elko has hit the portal hard to reload his roster. Nic Scourton is one to watch as a four-star edge rush transfer from Purdue.

For the Aggies to succeed, though, QB Conner Weigman has to live up to his potential after emerging as a solid player last fall. Can he become a star this year? If so, A&M could be a sleeper team in the SEC.