Monday, January 15, 2007

The SID Version

OXFORD — John Thompson is the new defensive coordinator of the Ole Miss football team, the school announced in a news release today.
Thompson, a former head coach at East Carolina and defensive coordinator at Southern Miss and several other schools, has spent the last year as athletic director at Central Arkansas. Ole Miss coach Ed Orgeron served as his own defensive coordinator during his first two seasons with the Rebels.Thompson coached Orgeron in 1983 when Orgeron played at Northwestern State of Louisiana, and then Orgeron worked under Thompson as a graduate assistant in 1984.