Article Photos: Pass defense will play key role in SEC title race 1/1

  FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2012, file photo, Mississippi State defensive back Johnthan Banks (13) runs past the blocking of teammate linebacker Cameron Lawrence (10) after intercepting a pass in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against South Alabama in Starkville, Miss. The backbone of No. 19 Mississippi State's success is a defensive secondary that's among the nation's most experienced. The starting four have combined for 37 career interceptions, including eight returned for touchdowns. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)