If the early signing period has done anything in college football already, it has certainly sped up coaching searches.
After Dan Mullen left for Florida, Mississippi State has apparently wasted no time looking for his replacement in an effort to sure up the minds of their recruits about the future of the program.
According to Aaron Suttles of the Tuscaloosa News, Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt has interviewed for the Mississippi State job already.
University of Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt has interviewed for the head football coaching vacancy at Mississippi State and emerged as a candidate for the Tennessee opening, The Tuscaloosa News has learned.
Pruitt played two seasons under Gene Stallings at Alabama and then made his name known in coaching circles at Hoover High School in Hoover, Ala. bringing success to the program on a national scale. He was later on the Alabama staff from 2007-12 before helping Florida State to a national championship in 2013.
He then spent two seasons as the defensive coordinator at Georgia and later rejoined Alabama in the same role. A job at Mississppi State would be his first head coaching position in the SEC.
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