Dan Mullen enters his fourth season as the head coach for Mississippi State. In just three full seasons, Mullen (.553) is already the most winning coach at Mississippi State since Darrell Royal in 1954-55 (.600). He is tied for sixth in school history for wins by a Mississippi State head coach at 21. As a head coach, Mullen has brought highly rated recruiting classes into Mississippi State. In his opening season of 2009, the Bulldogs went 5-7 against the toughest schedule in the nation. In his second season, he tallied wins against Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, and Mississippi on his way to a 9-4 record, with all 4 losses coming against teams ranked in the top 12. The squad finished the season with a 52-14 romping of Michigan in the Gator Bowl. In 2011, Mississippi State football broke the school record for passing touchdowns in a season (19) and finished second all-time in school history in total offense and first downs. As a coach, Mullen has tutored many notable players, including Alex Smith at Utah, Josh Harris at Bowling Green, Chris Leak at Florida, and Heisman winner Tim Tebow, also at Florida.
|Team:||Mississippi State University|
|Career (years):||4 Years|
|DOB:||April 25, 1972|