Mississippi State bowl-bound after topping Ole Miss by a point in a wild Egg Bowl
The Bulldogs might as well have been a Wing-T team but it wound up working in the end to top their in-state rivals on Thanksgiving night.The Bulldogs went with a throwback game plan of sorts by turning into what amounted to a Wing-T team on Thursday night in Starkville, pounding the rock on play after play and holding on thanks to a missed extra point to notch a wild 21-20 victory in the Egg Bowl over Ole Miss.
Ole Miss has fired head football coach Matt Luke after three seasons Ole Miss has dismissed head football coach Matt Luke , who posted a "While improvements were evident in certain aspects of the program, we are judged ultimately by our record, and, unfortunately, we did not meet the standard of
Ole Miss has fired head coach Matt Luke , a source confirmed to ESPN's Chris Low. Luke took over for Hugh Freeze in 2017 and went 15-21 in three seasons. Luke out at Ole Miss after 3 seasons, source says.
Ole Miss surprised many by announcing on Sunday that they were firing Matt Luke as the football program’s head coach. The move apparently did not sit well with many of the program’s players.
The Clarion Ledger’s Nick Suss reported that at least 10 players stormed out of a meeting angry on Sunday. He says players are “really unhappy” about the firing.
At least 10players have stormed out of the team meeting angry so far. Story coming later. Players are really unhappy.
— Nick Suss (@nicksuss)
Luke was said to be in the home of an Ole Miss commit when news of his firing broke.
Elijah Moore's penalty for urinating-dog celebration costs Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State in Egg Bowl
Ole Miss receiver Elijah Moore committed an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in the final seconds of the Egg Bowl, costing the Rebels a chance to tie.
Matthew Barham Luke (born October 29, 1976) is an American football coach and former player . He was the head coach at the University of Mississippi until December 1, 2019.
Players . Ole Miss fired its head football coach after he completed a 4-8 (2-6 SEC) mark in 2019, which concluded with a disappointing 21-20 loss to rival Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl. Even Ole Miss ' victories under Luke came against teams with a combined .379 record.
Matt Luke was in the home of three-starcommitment De'Rickey Wright when news broke. Wright, obviously, took it hard, but Luke advised him to stay patient and pray about his pledge. Say what you want about everything else, but Luke's always been a stand-up guy.
— Ben Garrett (@SpiritBen)
Luke took over a program that was under penalty from the NCAA due to violations under Hugh Freeze. He went 6-6, 5-7 and 4-8 in his three seasons as head coach.
Stars players stunned by Montgomery firing: 'No one expected this' .
Dallas Stars players are just as confused as fans and media members alike for the reasoning behind head coach Jim Montgomery's dismissal Tuesday morning. Despite leading the Stars to a 17-11-3 record so far this season, Montgomery was fired due to "unprofessional conduct." General manager Jim Nill didn't elaborate much during a press conference, offering that the coach was let go for "a material act of unprofessionalism." He added this didn'tDespite leading the Stars to a 17-11-3 record so far this season, Montgomery was fired due to "unprofessional conduct.