STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - New coach Dan Mullen has hired two more assistant coaches for his staff at Mississippi State. Carl Torbush, former head coach at North Carolina and Louisiana Tech, and former Ole Miss and Southern Miss assistant coach Frank Wilson are the new hires.
Torbush returns to major college football after three seasons as assistant head coach at his alma mater, Carson-Newman. Before that he spent five seasons as defensive coordinator for Dennis Franchione at Alabama and Texas A&M. He also was a defensive coordinator at Ole Miss in the mid-1980s.
Wilson joins the staff after a year as running backs coach and recruiting coordinator for Larry Fedora at Southern Miss. Before that, he spent three years on Ed Orgeron's staff at Ole Miss.