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BREAKING: Troy’s Neal Brown set to become the next head coach at West Virginia, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Pete Thamel

Brown led the Trojans to three consecutive 10-win seasons in four years.

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The West Virginia Mountaineers have their man.

According to a report from Pete Thamel of Yahoo! Sports, Troy Trojans head coach Neal Brown will hired by West Virginia to replace newly-introduced Houston Cougars head coach Dana Holgorsen.

Brown interviewed with West Virginia on Thursday in Lexington, Kentucky, which is about an hour away from his hometown of Danville.

Stadium’s Brett McMurphy is reporting Brown has agreed to the terms of a 6-year contract with the Mountaineers. The details of that contract have not been disclosed.

Brown was named head coach at Troy following former Trojan head coach Larry Blakeney’s retirement in 2014. In his first season there, the Trojans posted a 4-8 record. In each of the three seasons since, Troy has won at least 10 games and went 3-0 in their bowl games. Among Brown’s defining wins at Troy is the stunning 24-21 upset win over the No. 25 ranked LSU Tigers, bringing an end to the Tigers’ 46-game non-conference home winning streak, and a 24-19 win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers in 2018.

Prior to being named head coach at Troy, Brown served as offensive coordinator for the Kentucky Wildcats under Mark Stoops and the Texas Tech Red Raiders under Tommy Tuberville.

It is unclear as of this time which West Virginia assistants will be retained or which Troy coaches will follow Brown to Morgantown.

An official announcement should be coming out of the West Virginia athletic department shortly.

We’ll have more as this story continues to develop.