When they talk about the downside to running the HUNH badly, I think this is what they mean.
Sandwiched in the middle of that was this ($$):
Mississippi State held the ball for nearly 17 consecutive minutes of game time in a 23-9 win against Auburn.
The stretch totaled 16 minutes, 42 seconds. In the second quarter, the Bulldogs had a 4:14 drive end in a punt, but Auburn fumbled and Mississippi State got it back. That was followed by a 4:23 drive to the end of the half. The Bulldogs then received the ball to start the second half and went on a field-goal drive that lasted 8:05.
That’s got to be brutal for a defense.