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You Won’t Believe Who Western Kentucky May Target As Its Next Head Coach

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Following a 3-9 season, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are making a head coaching change, and who they are targeting next could shock the college football world.

According to a report from 247sports.com, former Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze is the early front-runner for the position. (RELATED: Nick Saban Might Be Bringing A Former SEC Coach Out Of Purgatory To Be His OC)

Freeze compiled a 39-25 record in his five seasons in Oxford, including two victories over Alabama, and a Sugar Bowl win in 2015. He was fired a few weeks before the start of the 2017 season, after it was revealed that he contacted escorts on a university-issued cell phone.

Western Kentucky previously employed Bobby Petrino following his firing from Arkansas, and the hiring of Freeze would solidify the program’s reputation as “Second Chance U.”

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