During a recent interview on "The Jim Rome Show," former Ole Miss and NFL offensive lineman Michael Oher sounded off about his old head coach Hugh Freeze, who is set to coach his first game at Auburn on September 2.

The Super Bowl winner, whose story to fame is retold in the hit book and film "The Blind Side," praised Freeze and said he would be "fantastic right away" at Auburn.

"Tell me about your relationship with Hugh and how you think he'll do with Auburn," guest host Damon Amendolara asked.

"I think personally, he'll do fantastic," Oher replied, recalling how Freeze did things the "right way" when he was his high school coach.

Oher said Freeze taught him how fundamentals and technique were more important than talent, which helped him approach the game the right way.

"At Auburn, he FaceTimes me all the time when he has a big-time recruit in, and you know, lets me talk to the big-time recruits," he stated.

"But I think he's a genius offensively, and I think he'll do fantastic right away," Oher concluded.

Oher recently made headlines when he filed a petition in a Tennessee court to end the conservatorship the Tuohy family set up for him.

"I love Michael Oher," Freeze recently said when asked about the Oher petition. "He's like part of our family. I love the Tuohys. I think it's sad, and I certainly don't claim to understand all the ins and outs of adoption, conservatory, all of that. But I know what I witnessed, and I witnessed a family that totally took in a young man. And I think without that, there is no story."

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