Alabama Crimson Tide

Ole Miss coach was 'shocked' by Tunsil comments at NFL draft

Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze was surprised by former Rebels offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil's statement at the NFL draft that he accepted money from a coach while at the school.

Now the fifth-year coach is asking for patience while the school continues its investigation.

"I was shocked like everyone else living it out in real time," Freeze said of Tunsil's draft night comments. "But I'm confident our administration is going to find the facts and then give us a good report on it."

Freeze said Thursday on an SEC teleconference he is not involved in the "fact-finding process" but has been told that the school has "made a lot of...