Kosciusko native to coach in New Year’s Six Bowl

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A Kosciusko native will coach in a New Year’s Six Bowl Game this week.

Former Whippet Jacob Peeler will be on the sidelines as Missouri faces off against Ohio State in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Friday night. Peeler is the wide receivers coach for Missouri.

A 2002 graduate of Kosciusko High School, Peeler played football at Holmes Community College from 2002 – 2004 where he helped lead the team to a MACJC State Championship in 2002.

After Holmes, Peeler went on to finish his playing career at Louisiana Tech.

His previous coaching stops include Texas State, Ole Miss, the University of California – Berkeley and Itawamba Community College.

In March of this year, Peeler was inducted into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame.

This year’s Cotton Bowl will be televised on ESPN Friday, Dec. 29 at 7:00 pm. The game can also be heard on ESPN Radio.

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