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With the recent announcement that Houston Nutt will be resigning from Ole Miss at the end of the season, we thought it would be useful to update an earlier piece we wrote on Nutt and expand our list of recommended coaches to be the next head coach at Ole Miss.
The only thing worse than Ole Miss replacing the famed Colonel with the new and more politically correct "Rebel Black Bear" is the team's on-field performance this season. When Ole Miss decided to replace the Ragin' Cajun Ed Orgeron with Houston Nutt, it appeared they made a solid hire.
At the very least, Nutt helped Ole Miss win the press conference.
From 2001 to 2007 as the head coach at Arkansas, Nutt won nine or more games three different times and competed for an SEC championship. Nutt is extremely familiar with the SEC and is a four-star coach in our system.
What is there not to like, right?
Let's dig into Houston Nutt's numbers since 2001 and see what we find.
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BEST OF MAXIM
It was apparent quite quickly that this was not a normal Mississippi football practice.
As players made their way up the stairs and onto the practice field, employees loaded boxes into a car in the parking lot, the first signs that the beginning of the end of Houston Nutt's tenure is here.
In less than three weeks, Nutt will be gone. The fourth-year coach announced his resignation...
By now you’ve probably all heard the news that sent shockwaves through Mississippi this morning. As first reported by about 200 other media outlets… and then confirmed by Crystal Ball Run, Houston Nutt resigned today as the head football coach of the Ole Miss Rebels. The announcement came at a 3:00 p.m. press conference in Oxford, reportedly causing countless bottles of champagne...
Houston Nutt will not return as Mississippi's football coach after this season, according to multiple reports.
A press conference in Oxford, Miss., with chancellor Dan Jones and athletic director Pete Boone has been scheduled for 2 p.m. ET with Nutt to speak at 3 p.m.
Archie Manning will help lead the search for the program's new coach, sources have told Peter Schrager...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi football coach Houston Nutt will resign at the end of the season.
Multiple sources are confirming that Mississippi Rebels head football coach Houston Nutt will not return next season. It is also being reported that athletic director Pete Boone also will not return once the university hires his replacement.Nutt is in his fourth season as head football coach and after a promising beginning to his tenure that saw the Rebels win nine games in each...
The first SEC coach to get the axe was Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt. It was announced today that Nutt will step down at the end of the season and that Athletic Director Pete Boone will step down by December 2012.
The group Forward Rebels was founded to help oust Boone and replace him with an AD that would help revive the excitement level for Ole Miss athletics.
Ole Miss brought...
Houston Nutt has been on the Coaching Carousel for a while but now he's finally off and Ole Miss is wondering what's next? Let's get this out of the way from the beginning, Gary Patterson and Chris Petersen aren't coming to Oxford. At least that's the theory I'm working with, so keeping that in mind let's take a look at the most likely candidates for the...
Mississippi coach Houston Nutt will resign at the end of this season, the university announced Monday afternoon.
Shortly after Ole Miss’ mind-boggling 12th consecutive loss in SEC play Saturday, Houston Nutt was quoted as saying “I don’t know… I don’t know” when asked about his future as the Rebels’ head coach. Less than 48 hours later, Nutt’s future has reportedly been clarified. And, as expected, it does not involve being in Oxford…
By DAVID BRANDTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi football coach Houston Nutt will resign at the end of the season.
Nutt will coach the Rebels' last three games this year," athletic director Pete Boone said at a press conference Monday, where also announced that he will step down as athletic AD by the end of 2012.
The Rebels have lost 12 consecutive Southeastern Conference...