WJTV - News Channel 12 sports confirmed Tuesday night that Tyler Peterson will be the new head coach of the Northwest Rankin football team.
Peterson won the 1A state championship in 2011 at Noxapater. He has spent the last two seasons at Kosciusko where he amassed an 11-14 record. Peterson will be introduced at Northwest Rankin High School at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.
Peterson will replace Pete Hurt, who resigned from the position late last year.