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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