Zach Arnett, who recently left San Diego State to accept the defensive coordinator spot at Syracuse, instead has opted to run the defense at Mississippi State for new Bulldogs coach Mike Leach.
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- Arnett spurns Syracuse to be Mississippi St. DC
- Ex-MSU WR Wilson found dead in Alabama home
- Mississippi St. RB Hill to return for senior season
- Leach excited for new chapter, SEC challenge
De'Runnya Wilson, who played wide receiver at Mississippi State alongside future Cowboys QB Dak Prescott from 2013 to 2015, was found unresponsive in his Alabama home Tuesday, and the death is being investigated as a homicide.
After saying he had planned on entering the NFL draft, RB Kylin Hill has decided to return to Mississippi State for his senior season. He rushed for 1,350 yards and 10 TDs this past season.
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Mike Leach said he's looking forward to competing in a stacked SEC West and cultivating a recruiting hotbed with Mississippi State. Said Leach: "That's what makes it exciting."
Mike Leach, who has guided Washington State to a school-record 43 wins and five bowl games over the past five seasons, has left the Cougars to become head coach at Mississippi State.
Mississippi State linebacker Willie Gay Jr. says he's bypassing his senior season to enter the NFL draft.
Joe Moorhead, who went 14-12 and took Mississippi State to bowl games in each of his two seasons, has been fired. Sources told ESPN that university officials were concerned about the culture and discipline in the program under Moorhead.
Micale Cunningham threw for 279 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 81 more, and Louisville capped coach Scott Satterfield's debut season by beating Mississippi State 38-28 Monday in the Music City Bowl.