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Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has received a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 million. The school announced the extension on Tuesday. Moorhead originally signed a four-year deal worth an average of $2.75 million when he was hired following the 2017 season. The new deal is also four years, which is the longest allowed by state law. Moorhead will earn a base salary of $3.05 million next season and that number will increase by $100,000 in 2020, 2021 and 2022.