According to athletic director Shane Lyons and West Virginia University, Neal Brown has been officially named the next head coach of the Mountaineers.
Mountaineer Nation – I am excited to announce Coach Neal Brown as our 35th @WVUfootball coach. Please welcome Neal, his wife, Brooke, and their children, Adalyn, Anslee and Dax, to West Virginia! #HailWV pic.twitter.com/Rc6r50LaG7
— Shane Lyons (@WVUADLyons) January 5, 2019
Brown comes to Morgantown after spending the last four seasons with Troy, where the 38-year-old head coach guided the Trojans to three-straight 10-win seasons and three bowl victories.
Brown’s contract is six years in length worth just over $19 million.
🗣️ “We will work hard, play hard and do things the right way to make the people from the great state of West Virginia proud of their program. That will be a foundational element of our culture. I can’t wait to meet our team and get to work!” pic.twitter.com/Mux1rne3rD
— West Virginia Football (@WVUfootball) January 5, 2019