Report: Liberty locks up Hugh Freeze through 2028

Liberty head coach Hugh Freeze will earn more than $4 million per season on a contract extension through the 2028 season, ESPN reported Wednesday.The deal would make Freeze, 52, one of the nation’s highest-paid coaches outside of the Power 5.Freeze’s Flames are 7-4 this season heading into Saturday’s regular season finale against Army.He is 25-10 in his third season with the independent program in Lynchburg, Va., including a 10-1 campaign in 2020.The former Ole Miss and Arkansas State head coach guided the Flames to bowl wins in each of the program’s first two years at the FBS level.

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