Latest Hugh Freeze News

Liberty, Freeze agree to contract extension through 2028

Nov. 24, 2021 16:48 PM EST

Liberty and football coach Hugh Freeze have agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with the Flames through 2028. The school announced the extension Wednesday. A person familiar with the deal says Freeze will be paid an average of more than $4 million a year...

No. 22 La.-Lafayette beats Liberty for 10th win in a row

Nov. 20, 2021 20:53 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Levi Lewis threw for 166 yards and three touchdowns, Louisiana-Lafayette had six takeaways and seven sacks and the No. 22 Ragin’ Cajuns capped the nonconference portion of their schedule with a 42-14 victory over Liberty on Saturday night. ...

No. 22 La-Lafayette, Liberty put winning streaks on the line

Nov. 19, 2021 11:11 AM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Something's got to give when No. 22 Louisiana-Lafayette plays at Liberty on Saturday. The Ragin' Cajuns (9-1) have won a program-record nine straight, including four in a row on the road, but will be facing a Flames team coming off a bye whose...

No. 22 Louisiana looking to end Liberty's home win streak

Nov. 18, 2021 21:44 PM EST

No. 22 Louisiana (9-1) at Liberty (7-3), 4 p.m. (ESPNU) Line: Liberty by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Louisiana leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Ragin Cajuns are looking to solidify...

No. 15 Ole Miss beats Liberty and former coach Freeze, 27-14

Nov. 06, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The return of Hugh Freeze to Mississippi was met with little fanfare and a matter-of-fact victory by the Rebels. Matt Corral threw for 324 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 15 Mississippi past Liberty and the former Rebels coach 27-14 on Saturday. ...

NFL Prospect Watch: QB Willis gets chance to raise profile

Nov. 05, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

Malik Willis refused to settle for a backup role. Liberty's biggest star and potentially the first quarterback selected in April's NFL draft left Auburn after two seasons of mop-up duty and transferred to play for coach Hugh Freeze in Lynchburg, Virginia. It was one of...

Freeze leads Liberty against old team, No. 15 Ole Miss

Nov. 04, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

Liberty (7-2) at No. 15 Mississippi (6-2, No. 16 CFP), Saturday at noon EDT (SEC Network). Line: Mississippi by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The...

College Picks: Upset alerts for Michigan State, Oregon

Nov. 03, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

Michigan State might be fortunate not to be ranked No. 2. Coming off a big win against Michigan, the fifth-ranked Spartans are heading to Purdue, a program with a long history of being one of the college football's most prolific giant killers. Earlier...

Nix, defense power No. 18 Auburn past No. 10 Ole Miss, 31-20

Oct. 31, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — When Bo Nix got close to the end zone, he mostly found a way to reach it either running or passing in the first half. Matt Corral, normally quite adept at that himself, and Mississippi couldn't cash in on any chances to muster a comeback after that....

Syracuse kicks FG as time expires, edges Liberty, 24-21

Sep. 25, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Andre Szmyt kicked the game-winning 35-yard field goal with no time on the clock as Syracuse used a late turnover to defeat Liberty 24-21 on Friday night. The Syracuse defense came up with the only...