Baylor University has named Matt Rhule as its new head football coach. In a release from the university, Rhule will take over as the 27th head coach for the university. He is expected to be named to the post tomorrow.
Arkansas State Head Football Coach Blake Anderson's name was reportedly in the running for the position. Anderson has a contract extension at Arkansas State that will pay him $700,000 a year through 2019. He has won two Sun Belt Championships while at the helm at the Red Wolves.
Arkansas State plays in the AutoNation Cure Bowl in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17th at 4:30. The game will be broadcast on the CBS Sports Network.