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Mississippi State's Dan Mullen, Ben Howland visit Biloxi Tuesday on Road Dawgs Tour

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 ESPN is reporting that Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen will not be considered for the Florida opening.
ROGELIO SOLIS/ASSOCIATED PRESS ESPN is reporting that Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen will not be considered for the Florida opening. AP

Mississippi State's Road Dawgs Tour is making a stop in Biloxi at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Football coach Dan Mullen, men's basketball coach Ben Howland and women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer will all be in attendance at the Beau Rivage. The event will be held at the Beau Rivage Pavilion, which is located on the pool deck.

The cost of attendance is $15 per adult and $5 for ages 13-18. Children 12 and under get in free.

There will be a seafood buffet and a cash bar. MSU merchandise will also be on sale.

The social and buffet will begin at 6 p.m. and the program will follow at 7 p.m.

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Mullen will touch down in Biloxi knowing that his staff had recent success on the recruiting trail along the Coast. Ocean Springs receiver Austin Williams, Gautier offensive lineman Paul Gainer and Pascagoula lineman James Jackson have all verbally committed this month to play football for the Bulldogs.

Mullen is 55-35 in seven years as the Mississippi State football coach, leading the Bulldogs to six bowl trips. His most successful season came in 2014 with MSU going 10-3 and receiving a bid to the Orange Bowl, where it lost 49-34 to Georgia Tech.

MSU is coming off a 9-4 campaign that included a 51-28 win over North Carolina State in the Belk Bowl.

Schaefer led the women's basketball program to a trip to the Sweet 16 and had a record of 28-7 this season. MSU is 90-45 in Schaefer's four years as head coach.

Howland just finished his first season as the head coach of the Bulldogs with a 14-17 record. The former UCLA head coach has already proven himself on the recruiting trail, signing players like Malik Newman and and Quinndary Weatherspoon in the class of 2015.

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