It’s official: Jerod Mayo is the 15th head coach of the Patriots.

New England announced Mayo’s promotion in an official release Friday afternoon. The news arrived a day after Bill Belichick “mutually” parted ways with the franchise.

The Patriots also announced they will hold a news conference next Wednesday at noon ET, when Mayo will meet with reporters at Gillette Stadium.

Mayo is the first Black head coach in Patriots history. The 37-year-old also is the youngest head coach in the NFL, beating Sean McVay by a month.

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It’s unclear whether New England will hire a new general manager before next week’s news conference. You can click here for our breakdown of nine potential candidates for the job.

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