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2020 Schedule
6-7, 5th in SEC - West
Leach cites the 'excitement' of recruiting for Bulldogs (2:04)

CFB Pod: Negandhi talks to Andrea Adelson about the coaching carousel and their friend Ed Aschoff

Kevin Negandhi kicks off the podcast with ESPN.com senior college football writer Andrea Adelson, rundowning all of the big offseason coaching moves. They get into Ed Reed's hiring as chief of staff at Miami, the surprising hires of Lane Kiffin at Ole Miss and Mike Leach at Mississippi (11:57), Greg Schiano's return to Rutgers, Mike Norvell attempting to turn around Florida State (20:29), Nick Rolovich providing continuity at Washington State, Baylor picking a defense-oriented coach in Dave Arranda, and why Eli Drinkwitz going to Missouri is Andrea's most intriguing hire of the offseason. Later, Kevin and Andrea remember their friend ESPN college football reporter Ed Aschoff (31:51) with memories, the Ed Aschoff Memorial Fund at the University of Florida and his love for Godzilla.

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30dAdam Rittenberg

Arnett spurns Syracuse to be Mississippi St. DC

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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Ex-MSU WR Wilson found dead in Alabama home

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.

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Mississippi St. RB Hill to return for senior season

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.

Leach's arrival adds intrigue to the SEC (1:37)
Mike Leach definitely misses Paul Finebaum (1:34)
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42dAlex Scarborough

Leach excited for new chapter, SEC challenge

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."

Will Leach's philosophy work in the SEC? (1:17)
The wisdom of Mike Leach (1:04)
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43dKyle Bonagura

Ahoy, SEC: Miss. St. pirates Leach from Wazzu

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.

Rittenberg: Leach will demand accountability at Mississippi State (1:56)
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50dAdam Rittenberg

Mississippi State fires Moorhead after 2 seasons

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.

State's hot start not enough to stop Louisville (2:03)
Louisville LB ejected for kicking opponent (2:03)

Team Stats

Passing Yards179.5109th
Rushing Yards220.621st
Points For27.8171st
Points Against28.1

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