Murray State Hires Jody Wright as Head Coach

South Carolina tight ends coach Jody Wright will take over the head coaching position at Murray State. Wright spent two years with South Carolina and the Racers’ job will mark his first time as a head coach. Wright is familiar with the FCS level having played collegiately at Jacksonville State and he started his coaching … Read more

Murray State Head Coach Dean Hood Retires

Dean Hood has announced his retirement from coaching. Hood was most recently in charge of the Murray State Racers since the season 2020 where he went 15-25 overall and oversaw the move from the Ohio Valley Conference to the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Hood is the fourth FCS head coach to announce his retirement in … Read more

Dean Hood Hired as Murray State Head Coach

Kentucky special teams coordinator Dean Hood has been hired as the next head coach of the Murray State Racers. Hood returns to the Ohio Valley Conference where he was head coach of Eastern Kentucky from 2008 – 2015. He went 55-38 in 8 seasons with 2 conference titles, 3 FCS Playoff appearances (0-3 record), and … Read more