Ole Miss coach resigns after school investigates phone call to escort service

FILE – In this Sept. 5, 2016, file photo, Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze pauses during a timeout in the team’s NCAA college football game against Florida State in Orlando, Fla. Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze’s resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Athletic director Ross Bjork said Freeze “admitted the conduct” and that the football coach offered his resignation Thursday afternoon.

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