Mississippi State officially announced the hiring of Oklahoma offensive coordinator Jeff Lebby as the school's new head coach.

Lebby will replace Zach Arnet who was let go two weeks ago. Per

STARKVILLE – Jeff Lebby, a dynamic play caller and the mastermind behind many of college football's most feared offenses, has been named the 36th head football coach in Mississippi State history, Director of Athletics Zac Selmon announced Sunday.

Lebby is set to arrive at George M. Bryan Airport in Starkville on Sunday night at 8 p.m. CT. Fans are encouraged to attend and welcome the Lebby family to Starkville. Lebby will be introduced at a celebration Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. CT outside the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex. The event is open to the public and will be followed by a press conference for the media inside of the Seal Complex.

"As we continue to invest in excellence at Mississippi State, the future of our football program is incredibly bright with the addition of Jeff Lebby at the helm," Selmon said. "I am confident that Jeff is the perfect leader for the next exciting chapter of Mississippi State football. He will bring an exciting brand of football, elite student-athlete development, and a winning culture to Starkville, all while doing so with high integrity. He is a dynamic recruiter who will attract an elite coaching staff and the nation's top talent. There is no doubt in my mind that Jeff's leadership, vision, and resilient work ethic will take this program to incredible heights. We could not be more excited to welcome Jeff, his wife Staley, and their children Kora and Kane to the Mississippi State family. It is a great time to be a Bulldog and only going to get better."

One of college football's top offensive minds, Lebby has orchestrated high-octane offenses at every stop of his career, including Oklahoma, Ole Miss and UCF.
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CanebreakCajun3 months
Guess they didn't learn from hiring a guy woth zero HC experience. That's good for us.
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Shamoan3 months
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This dude is not after lane killing lane is a small fish I think he has goals set on kirby and nick lol small time ole miss fans so near sided
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The question is: does Mississippi State replace him with another unproven coordinator when he's fired in three years? Lol at the retards who believe this dude is actually going to hang with or much less beat Lane Kiffin.
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