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Nutt's 14-year SEC career ending on sour note

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AP Sports Writer

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - This wasn't the way Houston Nutt envisioned ending his Southeastern Conference career.

The 14-year league veteran has always relished coaching in what he often calls the "toughest conference in America." But the brutal world of SEC has a habit of chewing up coaches, and Nutt is its latest victim.

The 54-year-old Nutt will coach his final game at Ole Miss on Saturday, when his team travels to face Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl. His resignation was announced on Nov. 7. The Rebels are limping through November with a 2-9 record, discipline problems and a 13-game SEC losing streak.

After the Egg Bowl, Nutt will be unemployed and Ole Miss will begin a coaching search.

Nutt will be on his own search; he says he has "one more run" left.

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