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Report: Cannizaro resigned due to extramarital affair

Former Mississippi State baseball coach Andy Cannizaro reportedly resigned due to an extramarital affair.

Posted: Feb. 23, 2018 11:26 AM

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Former Mississippi State baseball coach Andy Cannizaro reportedly resigned due to an extramarital affair. 

According to the Starkville Daily News, the affair was with another MSU athletic department employee. 

The newspaper reports the employee is no longer with the school. 

The university has not publicly addressed the reason for Cannizaro's resignation. 

"I had a wonderful opportunity at Mississippi State, but unfortunately I made some poor decisions," Cannizaro stated in a university release earlier this week. "I hope Mississippi State University and all of the fans and people affected will one day forgive me." 

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