News sources: Mississippi State Coach Joe Moorhead to return in 2020
Published 8:46 am Monday, December 2, 2019
On the same day Ole Miss dismissed its head coach, news sources reported that Joe Moorhead will remain the head football coach at Mississippi State University.
Steve Robertson tweeted Moorhead would stay with the Bulldogs first on Sunday.
SOURCE: Mississippi State head football coach Joe Moorhead expected to return in 2020. Administration pleased with level of effort by coaches and players in recent win over Ole Miss.
— Steve Robertson (@ScoutSteveR) November 30, 2019
Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger reports Moorhead met with Mississippi State athletic director John Cohen for four hours on Saturday to discuss the program’s future. The coach is expected to have his contract extended to a fourth year.
So far in his Mississippi State career, Moorhead has compiled a 14-11 overall record on the field and reached bowl eligibility in back-to-back seasons. He also holds a 2-0 record against instate rival Ole Miss.