It is relatively new territory for Ole Miss and Mississippi State.
Ole Miss announced Luke will be named the full-time head coach after going 6-6 in the 2017 season.
Gary Wunderlich set new records in three categories in his senior season as Ole Miss' kicker.
Of course, it's been one of the most tumultuous seasons in memory for coaches in the SEC.
The Florida Gators hired Dan Mullen as head coach on Sunday, leaving MSU looking for a replacement. Some of these coaches have been around for a while and may have a little baggage.
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The 24-year-old has been in the headlines after she converted to Islam following her marriage to Mulsim youth Shafin Jahan. Saturday, before departing from Kochi , Hadiya had said that she wanted to go back and stay with her husband.
Taking over for Hugh Freeze, who resigned amidst controversy in July, Luke led Ole Miss to a 6-6 overall record (3-5 SEC West).
"Mississippi is not a stepping stone for me, this is where I want to be", an emotional Luke told his team.
"I love Ole Miss, I love you guys (the team) and they will have to run me out of here", Luke said. Luke will receive a $3 million base salary next season, and that figure increases each year through the contract's duration, which lasts until December 31, 2021.
After his high school career at Gulfport, Luke played center for the Rebels from 1995-98.