Former Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze returns to SEC as Auburn head coach

67 views – Jeff Haeger – 2022-11-28 22:37:17

This week starting out a lot differently than last week when it was falsely reported the Lane Kiffin would be leaving to become the next head coach at Auburn.

As it turns out, Kiffin signed a new contract to stay in Oxford worth $9 million per year. So, it’s the other candidate, Hugh Freeze, officially returning to the SEC.

Today, Freeze agreed to a deal to become the next head coach of the Tigers, according to an announcement by the school.

According to ESPN, his new six-year contract is worth $6.5 million annually, certainly a step up from his less than $5…

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