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Jaylen Walton

Jaylen Walton was close with Houston Nutt and staff. But Nutt was dismissed nearly a month ago. Ole Miss officially changed coaches Monday.

Hugh Freeze, formerly of Arkansas State, was hired to replace Nutt, who coached four seasons in Oxford. Nutt was fired following a disastrous season in 2011, one where the Rebels suffered their worst season record-wise in program history. Ole Miss finished 2-10. Walton took a wait-and-see approach throughout the search for a new head coach. He entertained the overtures of other schools... Recommended Stories