Freeze becomes Arkansas State OC

Hugh Freeze has left San Jose State to become the offensive coordinator at Arkansas State, ESPN The Magazine’s Bruce Feldman is reporting.

Freeze, who was as the high school coach for Mississippi star offensive lineman Michael Oher (the guy from the movie the Blindside), was with San Jose State for about two months before making this move. Feldman notes that Freeze wanted to be closer to his family.

Freeze replaces Clay Helton, who left the program last week to take an offensive position at USC. Belton had been with the program for a couple months after coming over from Memphis.

Freeze was actually a finalist for the Arkansas State offensive coordinator position before head coach Steve Roberts gave the job to Helton.