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Hugh Freeze Resigns as Ole Miss Head Coach Amid Escort Service Controversy

Hugh Freeze Resigns as Ole Miss Head Coach Amid Escort Service Controversy

Ole Miss announced Thursday night that Hugh Freeze has resigned as head football coach.

USA Today’s Dan Wolken reports that Freeze made a one-minute telephone call to a “number associated with a female escort service” on January 19th, 2016. Wolken also reports that the information came to light as part of a trial brought against the university by former coach Houston Nutt.


Co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach  Matt Luke will serve as head coach of the Rebels in the interrim.

It seems as if, for Freeze, it was either resign or be terminated:

This breaking news will be updated.

 

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