CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Previous Marshall interim athletic director Jeff O’Malley has been named the new athletic director at Lamar University, in Beaumont Texas; as first reported by College AD.

College football insider Brett McMurphy confirmed it Tuesday.

Lamar University then posted an announcement on Wednesday.

An official press conference is scheduled for Friday at 11 am at Lamar University.

We’ll keep you updated on air and online.