Report: Mississippi State QB injured in altercation with teammate, won’t play in bowl game
Garrett Shrader sustained an eye injury in the scuffle, had been set to start vs. Louisville.
Joe Moorhead ’s rare adaptability could play quite well at Mississippi State . At least six league teams are replacing head coaches — Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi State , Ole Miss The first time Moorhead was officially in charge of an offense, he raised Georgetown’s scoring average from 17.4
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Mississippi State is exploring the possibility of firing head coach Joe Moorhead, according to a report.
Yahoo’s Pete Thamel shared the news on Moorhead and says Mississippi State officials have looked into a possible firing due to off-field issues.
Sources: Mississippi State is exploring firing coach Joe Moorhead. No formal decision has been made. School officials have been discussing Moorhead's future since a spate of off-field issues, including the fight that led to QB Garrett Schraeder missing the Music City Bowl.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel)
Thamel referenced a fight between quarterback Garrett Shrader and linebacker Willie Gay that resulted in Shrader missing the Music City Bowl due to a broken orbital bone.
Mississippi State Fires Head Coach Joe Moorhead
Moorhead’s dismissal coincides with a late-season swoon and discipline issues that plagued the program throughout the season, a source said. The post Mississippi State Fires Head Coach Joe Moorhead appeared first on Stadium. Related slideshow: The best photos of college football (Provided by imagn)
New coach Joe Moorhead isn't looking to maintain the status quo at Mississippi State . Instead, he wants to build on the winning foundation established by Joe Moorhead learned first-hand the amount of passion Mississippi State fans have for their football team when thousands greeted the new head
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MSU QB Garrett Shrader, with a broken orbital bone, will not play in the Music City Bowl due to an alleged altercation with LB Willie Gay.
Gay is currently practicing with the team, per, and was previously suspended for academic fraud and ejected once for fighting.
— Brad Logan (@BradLoganCOTE)
Mississippi State went 8-6 in Moorhead’s first year, but slipped to 6-7 this season after losing their bowl game.
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College football: Road to the championship
Aug. 29 - Clemson d. Georgia Tech, 52-14
Aug. 31 - LSU d. Georgia Southern, 55-3
Sept. 7 - LSU d. Texas, 45-38
Sept. 7 - Clemson d. Texas A&M, 24-10
Sept. 14 - LSU d. Northwestern State, 65-14
Sept. 14 - Clemson d. Syracuse, 41-6
Sept. 21 - LSU d. Vanderbilt, 66-38
Sept. 21 - Clemson d. Charlotte, 52-10
Sept. 28 - Clemson d. North Carolina, 21-20
Oct. 5 - LSU d. Utah State, 42-6
Oct. 12 - LSU d. Florida, 42-28
Oct. 12 - Clemson d. Florida State, 45-14
Oct. 19 - LSU d. Mississippi State, 36-13
Oct. 19 - Clemson d. Louisville, 45-10
Oct. 26 - LSU d. Auburn, 23-20
Oct. 26 - Clemson d. Boston College, 59-7
Nov. 2 - Clemson d. Wofford, 59-14
Nov. 9 - LSU d. Alabama, 46-41
Nov. 9 - Clemson d. NC State, 55-10
Nov. 16 - LSU d. Ole Miss, 58-37
Nov. 16 - Clemson d. Wake Forest, 52-3
Nov. 23 - LSU d. Arkansas, 56-20
Nov. 30 - LSU d. Texas A&M, 50-7
Nov. 30 - Clemson d. South Carolina, 38-3
Dec. 7 - LSU d. Georgia, 37-10
Dec. 7 - Clemson d. Virginia, 62-17
Dec. 28 - LSU d. Oklahoma, 63-28
Dec. 28 - Clemson d. Ohio State, 29-23
Reports: Oregon expected to hire ex-Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead as offensive coordinator .
Reports: Oregon expected to hire ex-Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead as offensive coordinator . His performance at Penn State, plus his successful four-year run as the head coach at Fordham, helped Moorhead get the Mississippi State job after Dan Mullen left for Florida. Ultimately, the school determined that Moorhead wasn’t a good fit and fired him after a loss to Louisville in the Music City Bowl. MSU subsequently hired Mike Leach from Washington State. At Oregon, Moorhead joins a program that is coming off a Pac-12 title and win over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl.