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Florida's Mike White A Possible Candidate For Ole Miss Job

Florida Gators cheerleaders performing during a football game.

JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 31: Florida Gators cheerleaders perform during the game against the Georgia Bulldogs at EverBank Field on October 31, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

The Gators' head coach has been mentioned as a candidate for the job.

The college basketball coaching carousel is underway. An SEC job is set to open up soon.

Ole Miss will reportedly announce later this afternoon that veteran head coach Andy Kennedy will be stepping down. The head coach and the program will part ways at the end of the season.

Kennedy had been Ole Miss' head coach since 2006. He's the winningest head coach in program history.

Where will Ole Miss go from here? The Rebels' first call will almost surely be to another SEC head coach.

Florida head coach Mike White is likely candidate No. 1. Would he really leave the Gators for Ole Miss?

Probably not...but he is an Ole Miss alumnus. He played for the Rebels from 1995-99.

White, 40, has been Florida's head coach since 2015. He took the Gators to the Elite Eight last season. Florida has been somewhat disappointing this year, but they're still 17-8 and in line for an NCAA Tournament berth.

White will probably say no, but sometimes the allure of coaching your alma mater is too much to pass on. We'll see.