Ole Miss has a new head coach. And he’s movin’ on up:
… Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones said Freeze has a four-year contract that pays a base salary of about $1.5 million per season. Jones said incentives could raise that salary to as much as $2.5 million per year. The Rebels already owe Nutt a $6 million buyout on top of the $2.7 million he was paid last season.
Freeze made just $202,160 last season, according to USA Today, which made him the lowest paid coach in the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Two things make that possible – TV money and…
Hugh Freeze, when asked about his salary: "Jimmy Sexton is the best in the business."—
David Wunderlich (@Year2) December 05, 2011
Ol’ Jimmy’s gets ‘em coming and going, doesn’t he?