Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

Would Les Miles or Hugh Freeze be on the hot seat with a loss Saturday? Well, no. …

Alma Mater U is looking for a new coach. Here’s a nice roundup of what that perfect candidate should consider. I’ve seen Frank Wilson’s name tossed about. He’s the running backs coach and recruiting coordinator at LSU. You may remember him as an energetic recruiter on Ed Orgeron’s Ole Miss staff. The job paid just $360,000 to Todd Berry, a figure that will have to increase. It did, however, include housing and car allowances. That can help $360,000 keep you above the poverty level.

If a major college assistant takes the job I suspect it’s one who really wants to become a head coach.

I’ll be interested to see if Will Hall’s name makes it into the mix. He’s got 22 wins in two years at West Georgia, but the more impressive thing is how he won at Livingston. Knowing how to win with limited resources would come in handy in Monroe.

From the News-Star, a ULM Hot Board.

Will Houston be getting the gang back together:

Being outstanding on defense yet mediocre where it matters may be hard to do, but it’s certainly possible:

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel says he might have coached another three to four years without the cancer diagnosis:

Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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