RYAN MOORE/HATTIESBURG AMERICAN 
 University of Southern Mississippi President, Rodney Bennett, left, announces that the university will not be renewing Athletic Director Jeff Hammond's contract at the end of June 2013 as Bob Beaudine, president and CEO of Eastman and Beaudine search firm, center, and Deputy Athletic Director Jeremy McClain look on during a press conference Wednesday morning.
RYAN MOORE/HATTIESBURG AMERICAN University of Southern Mississippi President, Rodney Bennett, left, announces that the university will not be renewing Athletic Director Jeff Hammond's contract at the end of June 2013 as Bob Beaudine, president and CEO of Eastman and Beaudine search firm, center, and Deputy Athletic Director Jeremy McClain look on during a press conference Wednesday morning. Ryan Moore/Hattiesburg American
RYAN MOORE/HATTIESBURG AMERICAN University of Southern Mississippi President, Rodney Bennett, left, announces that the university will not be renewing Athletic Director Jeff Hammond's contract at the end of June 2013 as Bob Beaudine, president and CEO of Eastman and Beaudine search firm, center, and Deputy Athletic Director Jeremy McClain look on during a press conference Wednesday morning. Ryan Moore/Hattiesburg American
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