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Ole Miss Reportedly Firing Head Coach Matt Luke After Egg Bowl Disaster

OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI - NOVEMBER 16: Head coach Matt Luke of the Mississippi Rebels  reacts during the second half of a game against the Mississippi Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on November 16, 2019 in Oxford, Mississippi. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
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After a dismal loss to rivals Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl, Ole Miss is making a change at the helm.

According to reports, the Rebels are parting ways with head coach Matt Luke.

Nothing less is expected when you have a wide receiver cost you a rivalry game after celebrating a touchdown by imitating a peeing dog. That had to have been the last straw in what's been a bit of a tumultuous reign for Luke.

Luke became the interim head coach at Ole Miss in 2017 after Hugh Freeze resigned (and we all know how that went). His interim tag was later removed after the 2017 season, in which Ole Miss went 6-6.

Afterwards, however, the team regressed, going 5-7 and 4-8 in successive years.

In three years, Luke went 15-21 with a 6-18 record in SEC play. Admittedly, Luke did not inherit the healthiest of programs, especially after the Freeze fiasco, but Ole Miss has proven to be unforgiving after giving him three short years to reshape their college football program while suffering from varying punishments handed down from the NCAA, including a two-year bowl game ban.

We wouldn't be surprised if Luke ended up with a job rather quickly considering he was handed a plagued opportunity from the start. As for who's next in line to grab the Ole Miss job, good luck!