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  • Hugh & Jill Freeze speak of God's grace at Liberty U.

    by Art Toalston, posted Thursday, January 25, 2018 (one year ago)

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    LYNCHBURG, Va. (BP) -- Hugh Freeze made his first public appearance Wednesday since resigning as Ole Miss head football coach last year in a scandal involving phone calls to an escort service.

    Freeze spoke during an hour-long convocation Jan. 24 along with his wife Jill and his pastor, Chip Henderson of Pinelake Church, a five-site Southern Baptist congregation in Mississippi.

    Freeze said it was "really the first day I can tell the faith family, 'I am sorry, please forgive me.'" Known on Twitter as a coach with a fervent faith, Freeze said he had admitted the moral impropriety to his wife in 2016 before it became public last summer. Read More

  • Football teammates labor for Haitians' clean water

    by Tim Tune, posted Thursday, August 13, 2015 (3 years ago)

    OXFORD, Miss. (BP) -- When University of Mississippi defensive end John Youngblood takes a break during the team's practices, he isn't likely to take a drink of cold, clean water for granted.

    And in the locker room, Youngblood, an Ole Miss junior, and teammate Christian Russell, a senior linebacker, likely will have greater appreciation for a refreshing shower. Read More