MSU President Keenum Releases Statement On Football Program

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has released a statement regarding the current coaching situation and the future of the football program.

“We’ve built a football program at Mississippi State that has enjoyed unprecedented success over the last nine seasons,” said President Keenum. “Dan Mullen has been the catalyst of that success and we wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors. It’s a tribute to Dan and to MSU that he has drawn the interest of several premier football programs around the country. Dan’s tenure at MSU coincides with my own and we’ve had a chance to do some special things together for our loyal fans and friends.”

“In anticipation of this development, MSU has already begun the process of an orderly and expeditious transition to new and exciting leadership for our football program. I have shared my vision with Athletics Director John Cohen and I am confident that John will move quickly and decisively to fill our coaching vacancy with the best possible person to build on the success of our program.”

Dan Mullen has been announced as the new head football coach at the University of Florida.

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