He alleges in his lawsuit that current Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze, along with school officials, created a "false narrative" to place blame on him for the NCAA investigation. It included a handful of damning accusations.
"It's a lot we inherited and caused in some cases", Freeze said, alluding to the previous coaching staff.
The suit alleges a breach of his severance agreement because of false statements he says Ole Miss officials made during an ongoing NCAA investigation. It's becoming harder to conceive of how Freeze will hold onto this job in the long run.
When his contract was bought out at Ole Miss, he signed a separation agreement in November 2011 that he alleges in his lawsuit was violated.
Worst case scenario: The NCAA's dark cloud becomes a major distraction and the Rebels continue their free fall that started at the end of last season with one-side losses to Vanderbilt (38-17) and arch-rival Mississippi State (55-20).
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Freeze said he has had little contact with Nutt since Freeze - a member of Ed Orgeron's staff - was not retained after Nutt's hiring in December of 2007.
Yahoo! Sports reported on January 29, 2016, that MS received its Notice of Allegations from the NCAA, but the university did not release it publicly. Relevant to me is that you have a chance to win on any given Saturday against the greatest teams in college football.
Ole Miss also returns senior All-American Marquis Haynes.
Ole Miss released a statement Wednesday from general counsel Lee Tyner that said the school has not yet been served with the lawsuit. We were provided a short copy a short time ago.
Reports from various media outlets, often quoting anonymous sources, indicated the university claimed that most of the alleged violations occurred during Nutt's time as coach.
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Nutt coached Arkansas to a 75-48 overall record and 42-38 in SEC play.
Nutt's complaint says Ole Miss engaged in "a carefully orchestrated misinformation campaign ... to mislead the media, Ole Miss boosters, and potential recruiting prospects". He won back-to-back Cotton Bowls before posting a four-win season in '10 and a two-win season in '11.
"I don't think I've spoken to him since I begged him to keep me (on the Ole Miss coaching staff)", he said.
Information for this article was contributed by The Associated Press.
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