A familiar face in the college football circles could land in Monroe. According to a report from Football Scoop, Hopson is being targeted for the vacant defensive coordinator position. Former DC Zac Alley joined former Warhawks offensive coordinator, Rich Rodriguez, at Jacksonville State. Hopson served as a defensive analyst, under Mike Leach, at Mississippi State […]
Reports: Louisiana-Monroe football to hire Jay Hopson as defensive coordinator with Zac Alley leaving
Correction: A previous version of this story mislabeled Jay Hopson's exit from Southern Miss. This story has been updated from a previous version. The merry-go-round of Louisiana-Monroe football coordinators position came to a stop almost as soon as it got started on Thursday. ULM is set to hire former Southern Miss coach Jay Hopson...
Following a season opening loss to South Alabama to open the 2020 season, Jay Hopson suddenly resigned from the head coaching job at Southern Miss. Hopson went 28-23 in four full seasons leading the rebuild of the Golden Eagle program, and had gone an impressive 32-17 at Alcorn State (FCS) prior to that.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WLOX) - Former Southern Miss head coach Jay Hopson has a new home, and he won’t be going far. Mississippi State announced Tuesday afternoon that they added Hopson to the staff as a defensive analyst. Hopson has almost 3 decades of coaching experience at the college level, including 17 in the state of Mississippi.
They don’t get the recognition of position coach peers. But in today’s college game the recruiting support staff do as much and often more to get the players for those positions. For 2021 Mississippi State is seeing some shuffles at these behind-the-scenes posts. Jay Hopson is officially joining Mike Leach’s program as a defensive analyst.
Vicksburg native and former University of Southern Mississippi head football coach Jay Hopson has now been hired by Mississippi State University. Hopson has been hired as a defensive analyst and an official announcement will be happening soon. Hopson is famously known for leading Alcorn State University to two SWAC Championships....
Mike Leach has just added to his Mississippi State coaching staff with a well-known name inside the Magnolia State. Former Southern Miss head coach Jay Hopson has been hired by Leach just in time for spring practice down in Starkville. The news of Hopson’s hire in Starkville was first reported by 247Sports’ Mississippi State site, Gene’s Page.
Mississippi State head football coach Mike Leach's staff is getting a little more Magnolia State flavor. Jay Hopson – a Vicksburg native and longtime coaching veteran inside the state of Mississippi, most recently as head coach at Southern Miss – is coming to MSU for an off-field role as a defensive analyst. A source confirmed the move with Cowbell Corner on Tuesday afternoon. The news was first reported by 247Sports.
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Former Southern Miss quarterback Jack Abraham won’t be the only former member of the Golden Eagle program joining Mike Leach at Mississippi State this season. Former USM football coach Jay Hopson has landed a spot on Leach’s staff as a defensive analyst, Hopson confirmed to the Sun Herald on Tuesday.