Houston Nutt is the head football coach for the Ole Miss Rebels. The Arkansas native graduated from Oklahoma State, where he played quarterback, after transferring from Arkansas.
Ole Miss’ financial commitment to former head football coach Houston Nutt is now complete, according to information released by athletics director Ross Bjork. Instead of continuing to play Nutt installments on his contract buyout, Bjork was able to garner an early payoff that saved money for the UMAA. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 9)
Instead of getting by with five or six offensive linemen like he did this year, Luke feels like he will be able to rotate eight guys up front next season. (December 21, 2012, Page 6A)
BLOG – HOOVER, Ala. — Hugh Freeze made his first trip to the Southeastern Conference’s Media Day session Thursday morning with players Charles Sawyer, Mike Marry and Donte Moncrief alongside. (more…) (July 19, 2012)
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)
Hiring a head football coach at Ole Miss that could create excitement with a unique offense and play calling style has dominated talk about potential candidates to replace Houston Nutt the last three weeks.
But with a defense that ranked last in the Southeastern Conference in scoring and total yards allowed, there is also a great need to upgrade results on that side of the ball in 2012 and beyond. (more…) (November 30, 2011, Page 8)
AROUND THE NET: This has been a long time coming and is probably well over due.
In an effort to better keep y’all in the know with all things related to Ole Miss, Oxford High, Lafayette High and Water Valley High athletics, I’m going to attempt to blog more regularly in the form of an “around the net” entry. (more…) (November 28, 2011)
Saturday’s end to the regular season in college football produced several coaching moves on Sunday. As Ole Miss’ search committee, led by Archie Manning, moved forward with the vetting process, several head coaching jobs in college football opened up that may impact the Rebels’ candidate list. (more…) (November 28, 2011, Page 1B)
There will be lots of news coming out about who the next Ole Miss football coach will, or might, be. Editor Don Whitten recalls a time during his sports writing days when coaching searches were very open and even involved interviews with the media. (November 28, 2011, Page 4A)
BLOG: STARKVILLE — Ole Miss’ end to the 2011 season, and the head coaching career of Houston Nutt, resulted in yet another loss Saturday night. (more…) (November 27, 2011)