Hugh Freeze seems to be claiming BCS titles now

By Tom Fornelli | College Football Writer

Alabama and Virginia Tech will play for the
This trophy is destined to become a BCS trophy. (USATSI)

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze seems to have gotten his hands on not one, not two, but three BCS national championship trophies, as he tweeted out the following photo on Monday.

Now, I've searched all over Wikipedia to find out when Ole Miss won its three BCS national championships, but darn it if I just can't find them. However, what I did find was that Ole Miss claims three national championships from the 1959, 1960 and 1962 seasons.

And while those national title claims may be a bit dubious -- there are five teams that claim a national title in 1960 -- I'm not going to hold Ole Miss accountable for claiming these titles. Those days were pretty much the wild west of college football, and it's hard to find any schools that haven't claimed some questionable national titles.

However, putting three BCS trophies in that graphic about Ole Miss' three national championships is a bit disingenuous. Especially considering the photo touts Ole Miss' three claimed national titles, yet doesn't tell you in which years they came.

I mean, surely Hugh Freeze isn't trying to mislead recruits. No college coach would ever do that.

 
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