Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze added a familiar name to his football staff Monday as former Rebel player and assistant coach Matt Luke returns to Oxford as the offensive line coach. Barney Farrar has also been named Assistant Athletics Director for Community Relations.
“For a coach like Matt Luke to return to Ole Miss — a place where he is so loved and loves so dearly — is a home run for us,” Freeze said. “He is tireless recruiter and is a great representative of our university.” (more…) (December 13, 2011, Page 6)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Ask any of Mississippi’s top football talents if he has heard from Ole Miss’ new coach and the answer was the same more often than not.
BLOG: There wasn’t a lot of new information coming from the Mississippians playing in Saturday’s Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game.
One thing was for sure, however.
If new Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze is interested, he has already been in contact. (more…) (December 11, 2011)
Irony. It’s one of those terms we all learn in English. Editor Don Whitten writes about irony and some prime examples he’s encountered recently. (December 8, 2011, Page 4)
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)
BLOG: Introductory press conferences that are open to the public are meant to be full of rah-rah, feel-good speak.
Hugh Freeze‘s press conference at the Gertrude Castellow Ford Center for the Performing Arts today had plenty of that.
(more…) (December 5, 2011)
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)
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)