HOOVER, Ala. – The NCAA began its investigation into Ole Miss’ athletic department in 2012. Four years later, the process still doesn’t seem to have an end date.
Coach Hugh Freeze said Thursday morning at the Southeastern Conference Media Days that he had “zero update” on the process and that an estimate about a timeline would be “a total guess.”
“I would love for it to be sooner than later,” Freeze said. “Nobody wants it to be over more than I do. I’m not crazy about the idea of it happening in the middle of the season for sure, but if it does, it does. We’ll go argue our facts and side of things and then we’ll be held accountable for the things that happened in or around our program.
“Obviously we can’t discuss any ongoing matters. That’s one of the frustrating things, but out of respect for the process, you can’t do it. We can talk about our integrity, talk about our core values, but I’m not sure that’s what the media wants to talk about.”
Ole Miss received a notice of allegations from the NCAA on Jan. 22, a…