Staff Writer Melanie Addington went “back to school” last weekend, helping a film crew from Southern Living do a special on tailgating in the Grove, and she shares some of the lessons she learned. (September 21, 2012, Page 4A)
And no, he did not visit Austin, Texas. Nor did he receive an offer from the Longhorns.
BLOG — New Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze and his coaches may have been off from leading the Rebels through practice Wednesday but it didn’t stop them from being seen around Oxford. (more…) (March 29, 2012)
Ole Miss’ initial approach to hire Ross Bjork as the program’s new athletics director didn’t work in January. Chancellor Dan Jones’ second pitch to land Bjork and pull him away from his AD spot at Western Kentucky, however, hit the mark. (March 23, 2012, Page 7A)
Ole Miss’ search to find the next person to lead the athletics department is finally over. After searching for Pete Boone’s replacement since he announced his decision to step aside as AD last November, Ole Miss officially hired Western Kentucky Athletics Director Ross Bjork to the same position today. He is expected to be introduced at a press conference Thursday.
According to a release from Ole Miss, Bjork will take over in mid-April. A committee led by former Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning and FedEx executive Mike Glenn helped recommend Bjork to Chancellor Dan Jones. (March 21, 2012, Page 6)
In large part because of his ties to Ole Miss and the Memphis area, the recent hire of Hugh Freeze as Ole Miss’ next football coach was met with an ample amount of skepticism.
Mike Glenn and Archie Manning, co-chairs of Ole Miss’ coaching search committee, said during Monday’s teleconference that they went through the proper channels during the interview process.
According to the co-chairs, Freeze just stood out above the rest of the field. Plain and simple. (December 6, 2011, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ search for a new head football coach is over. A little less than a month after announcing that Houston Nutt would not return to coach the Rebels for the 2012 season and beyond, Ole Miss has found his replacement in Hugh Freeze. (more…) (December 5, 2011, Page 4B)
There are favorites – think Lafayette Commodores – and there are underdogs – think Hugh Freeze in the search for a new Ole Miss football coach – who both win as they did this past weekend. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the LHS success story as well as the quick move up the coaching ladder by Freeze. (December 5, 2011, Page 4A)
AROUND THE NET: Late last night several reports surfaced that former Ed Orgeron assistant and current Arkansas State head coach Hugh Freeze is expected to be offered — and accept — the Ole Miss gig. (more…) (December 4, 2011)