Mississippi State to name Penn State OC Joe Moorhead head coach

Mississippi State is Considering Penn State's Joe Moorhead for Head Coaching Vacancy

Mississippi State University athletic director John Cohen has hired Joe Moorhead, offensive coordinator at Pennsylvania State University, as football head coach according to Brett McMurphy, College Football Insider. Moorhead was previously the offensive coordinator at Penn State. The school released a statement Wednesday morning that Moorhead had been hired three days after Dan Mullen left to take the same job with Florida.

Moorhead, 44, will be formally introduced as the head coach on Thursday. Football Complex. It's open to the public.

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He ignited the Penn State offense, which increased its scoring average to 37.3 last season and to 41.6 this season, which ranks seventh in the Football Bowl Subdivision.Moorhead helped the Lions win the Big Ten championship a year ago, their first since 2008, behind running back Saquon Barkley and quarterback Trace McSorley."We couldn't be happier for Joe Moorhead and his family", Franklin said in the press release. "His innovative offensive philosophy is a flawless fit for our program and will keep us on a path to competing for championships". "He will demand excellence on and off the field and maximize the resources we have to continue to be successful in the SEC". "I look forward to getting to know the young men on our team, hiring a staff and hitting the recruiting trail quickly".

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Credit Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports

Prior to Moorhead arriving at Penn State the Nittany Lions spent two seasons rally struggling on offense. The Nittany Lions now stand at seventh in the nation in scoring offense, averaging 41.6 points per game. Head coach James Franklin hired Moorhead away from Fordham in December 2015 after the dismissal of John Donovan.

"Somebody hire this guy for a head coaching job already". Well, for the third time in four years, Penn State will have a new offensive coordinator.

"Joe's combination of leadership, X's and O's, and, most importantly, positive attitude brought the best out of our very talented offensive student-athletes". He has been a great mentor and coach to our student-athletes and a friend to me and our staff. After almost a decade of success, Mississippi State fans have grown accustomed to competing with the SEC's powers.

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