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2017 Schedule
8-4, 4th in SEC - West
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Thompson embracing opportunity at quarterback (1:21)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

With the latest wave of coaching changes complete in the SEC, that means the rest of the league has now had 43 different head coaches since Nick Saban was hired at Alabama in 2007. All but Georgia, LSU, Missouri and South Carolina have had three different head coaches since Saban arrived. Arkansas and Tennessee lead the way, each with five different head coaches.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Mississippi State is hiring Mark Hudspeth as tight ends coach. Hudspeth spent the last seven seasons as Louisiana-Lafayette's head coach before being let go Sunday. He coached Mississippi State's wide receivers in 2009-10. Football Scoop first reported the hire.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Sources tell Chris Low and me that Mississippi State is hiring Bob Shoop as its defensive coordinator. Shoop spent the past two years at Tennessee after serving as defensive coordinator at Penn State and Vanderbilt.

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Best bowl matchups: What to watch for (3:49)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

How about Mississippi State getting two of the four First Team All-SEC defensive linemen? Montez Sweat and Jeffery Simmons combined for 14 sacks, 23.5 tackles for loss, 2 forced fumbles and 3 blocked kicks this season. If Sweat comes back for his senior year, Joe Moorhead might have inherited the best d-line in the SEC. The Bulldogs will also add talented transfer Chauncey Rivers to the mix after he took an academic redshirt this past season.

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TOL fills SEC swag bags (3:11)
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How will MSU fare vs. Louisville without Fitzgerald? (3:16)
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SEC bowl season overview (4:51)
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SEC Coaching Carousel (2:50)
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Mississippi State legend Floyd Womack joins Finebaum (2:54)
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Moorhead looks like man with a plan (3:00)
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Moorhead excited for new beginning at MSU (1:46)
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Moorhead experiencing 'southern hospitality' (1:18)
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Moorhead ready to 'elevate' Miss. St. success

New coach Joe Moorhead isn't looking to maintain the status quo at Mississippi State. Instead, he wants to build on the winning foundation established by Dan Mullen.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State running backs coach Charles Huff is joining Joe Moorhead as co-offensive coordinator, assistant head coach and running backs coach per a source.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Moorhead just told his wife as she was leaving the facility, "Good luck. Let me know if you buy a house." That's the life of a new head football coach in a nutshell.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Moorhead and Bully, together at last.

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Mississippi State introduces Joe Moorhead (5:50)

Team Stats

Passing Yards170.3
Rushing Yards249.6
Points For32.1
Points Against20.424th