OXFORD, Miss. -- University of Mississippi Athletics Director Pete Boone confirmed Tuesday morning that he has reached an agreement with former University of Arkansas head football coach Houston Nutt to become the 36th head coach of the Ole Miss Rebels.
The Ole Miss position became available after three-year head coach Ed Orgeron was notified last Saturday that he would not be retained.
A formal press conference to officially announce the hiring of Coach Nutt is scheduled for Wednesday at noon at the Indoor Practice Facility on campus
Nutt now a Rebel
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