MSU announces hiring of Joe Moorhead as head football coach

Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead is now MSU's head football coach.

Posted: Nov 29, 2017 10:15 AM
Updated: Nov 29, 2017 6:49 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) – Mississippi State University has named Joe Moorhead as the school’s 33rd head football coach.

Moorhead most recently held the position of offensive coordinator for Penn State football.

Photo: HailState.com

This comes after longtime head coach Dan Mullen left to fill the same position at the University of Florida.

Moorhead will be formally introduced at a 10 a.m. press conference Thursday, November 30 in the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex. It’s open to the public.

“It’s a tremendous honor to be a Mississippi State Bulldog,” Moorhead said. “I am thrilled to take the reins of an SEC program that has been as successful as this one has the past decade.”

Click here to see MSU’s official announcement.

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