Hugh Freeze named head football coach at Auburn 

November 29, 2022

By priyanka

Will Hugh Freeze go to Auburn? 

AUBURN, Alabama — Hugh Freeze has been named the 31st head football coach in Auburn's 129-year history, Athletics Director John Cohen announced Monday

Why did Auburn hire Hugh Freeze? 

"Of all the candidates we considered, Hugh was the best fit. Fit has several meanings, but the most important factors were student-athlete development, football strategy, recruiting and SEC experience." Freeze's contract with Auburn is six years at an average of $6.5 million annually, sources told ESPN's Pete Thamel.

How much will Auburn pay Hugh Freeze? 

approximately $6.5 million per year Freeze inked a six-year deal with Auburn worth approximately $6.5 million per year, ESPN's Pete Thamel reported. That's an increase from Harsin's six-year contract, signed in 2020, which was worth $5.3 million annually over six year

How long has Hugh Freeze been at Liberty? 

Auburn athletic director John Cohen announced on Monday the hiring of Freeze, who spent the last four seasons as coach at Liberty.

Why was Hugh Freeze not in the blind side? 

The Coach From The Blind Side Just Resigned Over a Scandal Involving Escorts, Bongs, and a Man Named Houston Nutt. Hugh Freeze before a game in Oxford, Mississippi, in 2012.

Why does Auburn do the crane?

But the crane kick is the real winking gesture. It was Alabama football's signature celebration during its run to the College Football Playoff National Championship game. Receiver John Metchie III struck the pose when he scored the game-winning touchdown in the 2021 Iron Bowl.

What is Auburn head coach salary? 

Harsin, who signed a six-year, $31.5-million dollar contract in 2020, is owed 70% of the remaining money left on his deal, which comes to a grand total of $15.575 million. Harsin is due a gross salary of $425,000 for each month left in 2022, and $21.4 million over the final four years of his deal.