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Is Bulldogs' Mullen on Penn State short list???

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Is Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen at the top of a short list to replace Penn State's Joe Paterno? If you believe what you read on the Internet, it's a very real possibility.

Penn State announced via a press release that it has formed a six-member search committee headed by acting athletic director David Joyner.‘s Joe Schad, citing an unnamed source, writes that the current Mississippi State head coach is at the forefront of a list of candidates. says when asked about the reports linking him to other jobs, Mullen had the expected response.

"Great. I'm sure I'm on everybody's (list). Am I right?" Mullen said today. "Every time a job comes open, doesn't my name come up? So, you know our policy. We talk Mississippi State football. That's all we ever talk about."

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