Mississippi State Hires New Defensive Coordinator | SECRant.com

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Mississippi State has officially announced the hire of new defensive coordinator Todd Grantham.

Grantham served as Louisville's defensive coordinator for the past two seasons. He will replace Peter Sirmon who is not expected to return to the staff in 2017. Per HailState:

"Todd has proven to be one of the best defensive coordinators in the country this decade," MSU head coach Dan Mullen said. "He understands what it takes to build a physical and aggressive defense at the highest of levels. We are excited to welcome he and his family to Starkville."

"When the opportunity to be part of Dan Mullen's staff presented itself it was something my family and I became very excited about," Grantham said. "Coach Mullen has built a winning program in the most challenging conference in the country. Along with our staff, I look forward to re-establishing the Bulldog defense as one of the top defenses in the country and making the fans of Mississippi State proud."


Bottom photo looks like he is trying to match Coach O's intense stare.
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Seems like a good hire
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They could have hired anyone other than Sirmon and I'd be thrilled. So it's a good day.
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hopefully "3rd & Phuck It" doesn't get Mullen fired.
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He's no Aranda...but I guess for State that will do. What did Stingray say about the hire?
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Lol at Louisville
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Great hire for state
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Well we already know we can beat him so nothing new for us...Geaux Tigers
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Congrats on hiring a complete douche bag. He will embarrass your university and embarrass your head coach with a quickness.
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