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Freeze foundation on hold after resignation

A charity founded by former Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze is taking a break from fundraising and will reconsider its future after the coach resigned amid what the school called a "pattern of personal misconduct."

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2dMark Schlabach

Sources: Ole Miss wants ex-recruits at hearing

Attorneys representing Ole Miss, which has been accused of violating NCAA rules, have asked that two former recruits and current Mississippi State players be required to attend the Rebels' infractions hearing, sources tell ESPN.

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Luke earns dream job as new Ole Miss coach

"I can truly tell you all today that this is my dream job," Matt Luke said. "It's a job I've been preparing my whole life for. I feel more strongly than ever that I'm the right man to run this program."

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3dMark Schlabach

How a phone call to an escort service led to Hugh Freeze's downfall

The latest twist in the Ole Miss saga involved an unlikely combination. This is the story of how an attorney for Houston Nutt and a Mississippi State fan revealed a phone call to an escort service that led to the ouster of the Rebels coach.

Ole Miss motivated to win in 2017 (3:14)
Rebels interim HC Matt Luke: 'This is my dream job' (3:09)
Ole Miss' new coach gets emotional during intro (0:20)

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

New Ole Miss interim coach Matt Luke said he talked to former Rebels coach Hugh Freeze briefly on the phone after Freeze resigned. "He told me to be myself," Luke said. Luke said he'll hire an offensive line coach to fill out his staff, hopefully by the end of the week.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Ole Miss introduced new football coach Matt Luke on Monday, four days after former coach Hugh Freeze abruptly resigned after the university found a "troubling" pattern of phone calls. "I've been an Ole Miss Rebel all my life. It's a dream of mine and something I've been preparing for my entire life."

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4dGerry Hamilton

Bama, Ole Miss eye massive 8th-grade recruit

Jaheim Oatis, an eighth-grader who is 6-foot-4 and weighs 286 pounds, says he has received offers already from Alabama, Ole Miss and Mississippi State.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Tennessee defensive back Jaylin Williams decommitted from Ole Miss on Saturday. Williams is a 2018 prospect and is the second decommitment for the Rebels since coach Hugh Freeze resigned, along with 2019 recruit Bobby Wolfe.

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Luke named Rebels interim coach

Matt Luke played center at Ole Miss from 1995-98. He takes over an offense that averaged 464 yards per game last season.

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7dAdam Rittenberg

Whom should Ole Miss hire to replace Hugh Freeze?

Ole Miss will have plenty of time to conduct its search for a permanent head coach, but our search firm breaks down what a new coach will be walking into, offers up a list of candidates and makes a final recommendation.


Champ. Drive: Freeze Resigns, Gundy, Kingsbury

Before conversations with Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy and Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury, Ivan Maisel & Adam Rittenberg react to Hugh Freeze's resignation, discuss what's next for Ole Miss and more.

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Strong run under Freeze

The Hugh Freeze era at Ole Miss will go down as one of the most successful in program history, including a 2014 season that saw the Rebels reach as high as a No. 3 ranking.

Kiffin to replace Freeze at Ole Miss? (1:33)
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Finebaum on Freeze's resignation at Ole Miss

ESPN Radio's Paul Finebaum shares his thoughts on Hugh Freeze's resignation at Mississippi, whether the Rebels could be facing more NCAA discipline, the program's future and more.

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7dEdward Aschoff and Alex Scarborough

Hugh Freeze's roller-coaster tenure at Ole Miss: A timeline

Hugh Freeze's time at Ole Miss featured back-to-back wins over Alabama, a Sugar Bowl victory and record recruiting classes. But it also included numerous controversies, culminating with his shocking resignation on Thursday.

Davis says Freeze was already on thin ice (1:14)

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