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UNA’s Mark Hudspeth resigns, joins MSU staff

FLORENCE – Mark Hudspeth, who led North Alabama to the Gulf South Conference playoffs in five of his seven seasons as head coach and a 12-2 record this season, has resigned to take a position on the staff at Mississippi State.

An official announcement is expected Monday.

Hudspeth told the TimesDaily in Florence that he interviewed with new Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen on Friday and sent UNA athletics director Mark Linder his resignation Saturday night via text message.

Hudspeth will become passing game coordinator at Mississippi State.