Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns amid reports of escort call

  • Records alleged to show call was made to number associated with escort
  • Forty-seven year-old had been in charge of Rebels for five years

Mississippi football head coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five years in charge of one of the college game’s most famous teams amid reports he had called a phone number associated with an escort service.

Ole Miss chancellor Jeffrey Vitter said that Freeze had resigned after saying he had been involved in “a pattern of personal conduct inconsistent with the standard of expectations for the leader of our football team.” USA Today Sports had earlier reported that records showed a one-minute call from Freeze’s phone to the number associated with the escort service. Last week Freeze told ESPN: “We call the wrong numbers all the time.”

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