Missouri State University announced Wednesday morning that Bobby Petrino would become the Bears’ 21st head football coach.
It took less than 48 hours after a press conference announcing the search had begun for Missouri State University President Clif Smart and Director of Athletics Kyle Moats to introduce their pick for head coach of the Bears football team.
Former Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino had no job for 2019, but he begins 2020 with his fourth NCAA head coaching job.
Missouri State University had the money to buy out Dave Steckel’s contract after Thanksgiving, but Director of Athletics Kyle Moats said he and University President Clif Smart would continue with their commitment to Steckel.
Dave Steckel will leave Missouri State University’s head football coaching position after five seasons. MSU announced via a release that Steckel and the university will officially part ways on Jan. 14.
Just like that, 19 Bears played their last game in maroon and white.
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