Freeze has accepted the top teaching job at Liberty, the varsity introduced Friday.
— Liberty Soccer (@LibertyFootball) December 7, 2018
Freeze had interviewed for offensive coordinator openings at Auburn, Tennessee and Florida State in current weeks, in response to a number of experiences.
The 49 12 months outdated has been out of teaching the final two seasons after resigning underneath strain from the Ole Miss job in July 2017 amid an NCAA investigation and proof that he had made a number of calls to an escort service utilizing his university-issued cellular phone.
The style of grime teaches us to savor the style of sugar. So grateful for all the various encouraging and trustworthy associates who’ve been there within the robust instances. Transferring ahead to complete properly. Thanks Lord.
— Hugh Freeze (@CoachHughFreeze) December 7, 2018
Freeze was 39-25 in 5 seasons with the Rebels, main the group to a bowl recreation in his first 4 seasons. That got here after a 10-2 mark and bowl berth in his lone season as head coach at Arkansas State earlier than taking the Ole Miss job.
At Liberty, Freeze will change Turner Gill, who retired Monday after seven years on the faculty. Liberty performed on the FBS degree for the primary time in 2018, going 6-6 as an impartial.