Closing out the 2017 season, Mississippi State (9-4, 4-4 SEC) defeated Louisville (8-5, 4-4 ACC) 31-27 in the TaxSlayer Bowl Saturday at EverBank Field. Coached by an interim staff led by Greg Knox, the Bulldogs put on an impressive display in all facets of the game, highlighted by big plays on each side of the ball.

Joe Moorhead was named Mississippi State's 33rd head football coach less than a month ago. The 44-year-old didn't waste any time making an impact in Starkville as he and the Bulldog staff received 15 National Letters of Intent to solidify a Top 20 ranked recruiting class on the first day of the new early signing period on Wednesday.

New Mississippi State football head coach Joe Moorhead has made his first hire as Charles Huff has been named assistant head coach, run game coordinator and running backs coach for the Bulldogs, it was announced.

Joe Moorhead, the 2016 National Offensive Coordinator of the Year and the mastermind behind Penn State's offensive juggernaut the past two seasons, has been named Mississippi State's 33rd head football coach, Director of Athletics John Cohen announced Wednesday.

Riding a four-game winning streak, Mississippi State remained No. 16 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings unveiled.