Freeze Those Doubts About Ole Miss

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 I would like to shake my head at anyone who is suspicious of Ole Miss Coach Hugh Freeze. I’d like to, but I can’t. At this point, I’m skeptical of all coaches, especially ones who have unexpected success.

But there are no credible allegations, only rumors on Twitter, which is to say hot air. There’s that, and also a body of work in the coaching profession.

If players reneged on their word to go somewhere else only to go to Mississippi at the last minute, or if Freeze gave a scholarship to a lesser player just to land his stud brother, well, what’s wrong with that?

Every top coach has an inner dirtbag. It’s a killer instinct that you have to tailor to fit the rules.

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