Joe Moorhead out as Mississippi State head football coach

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Mississippi State has fired head football coach Joe Moorhead after two seasons in Starkville. Atheltic Director John Cohen made the announcement on Friday.

In a university release Cohen said, "In consultation with President Mark Keenum and after a thorough review and evaluation of all aspects of our football program, I have decided that a change in leadership is in the best interest of our team and university."

Moorhead had a 14-12 record at Mississippi State. The Bulldogs were 7-9 in SEC play under Moorhead.