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Ole Miss Reportedly Made A Huge Offer To Oregon's Willie Taggart (UPDATED)

A football game between LSU and Ole Miss.

OXFORD, MS - NOVEMBER 17: General view of fans watching the game between the LSU Tigers and the Mississippi Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field November 17, 2007 in Oxford, Mississippi. LSU beat Mississippi 41-24. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

Taggart is in his first year with the Ducks.

Earlier: Oregon head coach Willie Taggart is a Florida native with extensive experience working in the Southeast at Western Kentucky and USF. Because of this, he's often linked to jobs open in those areas.

According to a report from SB Nation, Ole Miss "made a huge offer" to Taggart, which he declined. The Rebels are in the market for a full-time head coach, as they have played this season under the direction of interim head coach Matt Luke.

The 41-year-old Taggart seems destined to head back to familiar territory to take a job down the line, but given the issues surrounding Ole Miss and the fact he just started at Oregon, it makes sense he would say no.

Oregon is 6-5 heading into next weekend's season finale against Oregon State.

Update: Well, SB Nation has issued a correction. While Ole Miss has interest in Taggart, they have not offered him the job yet.