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Video: Hugh Freeze nails the importance of being a coach and creating a family atmosphere

Almost every college football program in America preaches about the importance of family, and having a family atmosphere within their program.

One program that goes beyond talking about it, and actually walks-the-walk, is Hugh Freeze's program at Ole Miss.

In a video that Ole Miss put out today, Freeze nails the importance of both being a coach, and creating a family atmosphere in your program.

"The role that you have an opportunity to play in a player's life is so important. There are many now that don't have a father figure, and they watch how you interact with your wife and how your staff interacts with your kids, and you're hopeful that you can set an example that, 20-years from now, they'll want to emulate."

Starting off as a high school coach before getting the opportunity to climb the ranks at the college level, Freeze has had a unique coaching journey, and he hits the nail on the head with that quote.

Hear more from Freeze's staff, and Ole Miss players (past and present) in the clip.

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