Found December 08, 2011 on Crystal Ball Run:
If you’re a regular reader of Crystal Ball Run, you know that in the past, we’ve had our fun with the Ole Miss football program. Well, really, I take that back. More so, we’ve had our fun with the bumbling, stumbling fool that masqueraded as their ex-head coach, Houston Nut. Really, to say that Houston Nutt was a “bad head coach,” would be like saying, “Michael Lohan is a bad father.” Quite frankly, it’s the understatement of the century. Over the last four years (and really, the last two year in specific), Nutt was running much more a three-ring circus than a football program. During that stretch his team was comically awful, going 6-18 in his final two years in Oxford, with just one win over an SEC program in that stretch. Along the way, there were losses to Vanderbilt twice, Kentucky once, and a season-opening defeat to I-AA Jacksonville State to open the 2010 season. Yes, that actually happened. Not to mention three straight losses to Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl, which m...

Sense of Relief

C.J. Beathard followed the Ole Miss coaching search closely. His commitment status directly correlated with who the Rebels hired to replace Houston Nutt, who was dismissed a month ago.
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