Ole Miss Officials Comment on Report of Ole Miss Players Using Homophobic Slurs

Alex Kay@AlexPKayCorrespondent IOctober 3, 2013

Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze issued a response to the allegations that members of the Rebels football team used anti-gay slurs and behaved in a disruptive manner during a performance of the play The Laramie Project on Tuesday night.

Freeze issued a response on Thursday via Twitter, stating that his program does not condone these types of actions and that he is currently on a fact-finding mission to sort this issue out:

We certainly do not condone any actions that offend or hurt people in any way.We are working with all departments involved to find the facts

— Hugh Freeze (@CoachHughFreeze) October 3, 2013

Per Ty Duffy of The Big Lead, there are approximately 20 football players enrolled in a freshman theater class at Ole Miss, and many are being accused of uttering a number of hurtful, homophobic taunts during the play.