Ole Miss Rebels

Matt Luke tries to pull together shattered Ole Miss program

The task of pulling together Mississippi's shattered football program is now in the hands of interim coach Matt Luke.

The 40-year-old was promoted from co-offensive coordinator on Thursday night in the stunning aftermath of coach Hugh Freeze's resignation for a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a call to an escort service .

It's just the latest issue facing the embattled Rebels.

While Luke has been an assistant at Ole Miss during Freeze's entire five-plus year tenure, his name has not been linked to the ongoing NCAA investigation of the program. Luke also has deep family ties to the university and north...

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