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Moorhead to become next MSU head football coach

He's been the offensive coordinator at Penn State the last two seasons.

Posted: Nov. 28, 2017 11:10 PM
Updated: Nov. 28, 2017 11:22 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead will be Mississippi State's next head football coach, a source close to the situation confirmed to WTVA on Tuesday.

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Moorhead, who will be introduced on Thursday morning, has been at Penn State the last two seasons. He was head coach at Fordham from 2012 through 2015.

Moorhead takes over for Dan Mullen, who left after nine seasons to become head coach at Florida.

College football insider Brett McMurphy first reported the news.

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