Miss. State assistant Mark Hudspeth may be new head coach at Louisiana-Lafayette

Starkville, MS (Clarion Ledger) Mississippi State receivers coach Mark Hudspeth has accepted the job to coach Louisiana-Lafayette, according to sources cited by Joshua Parrott of The Daily Advertiser.

Hudspeth told the Clarion Ledger yesterday that he sat down for an interview with ULL officials this week but would not comment on whether a job offer was made. Hudspeth has not returned phone or text messages this afternoon.

Parrott cited three unnamed sources in a tweet on his Twitter account this afternoon. Since that time, Joe Schad of ESPN has tweeted that Hudspeth had accepted the job.

Hudspeth was the receivers coach for two seasons at MSU, where he arrived on Dan Mullen's staff after a seven-year stint as the coach at North Alabama.

MSU begins practices for the Gator Bowl this afternoon.