It has been a rough year for the Ole Miss Rebels, who are currently 11-14 overall and 4-8 in SEC play (second-to-last in the conference).

Coach Andy Kennedy has been the subject of many rumors regarding his job security and whether he’d be back next year or not.

However, on Monday, Kennedy ended that speculation, announcing that he’d step down at the end of the season. He held a press conference to discuss his decision on Monday afternoon alongside Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork.

Here’s what Kennedy had to say:

On the timing and his coaching future:

On the future of the Ole Miss program:

On being accountable for the team’s struggles:

On unifying the fanbase:

On potential TV career:

With 245 wins (and counting), Kennedy is the Rebels’ all-time winningest coach. What he does next remains to be seen, but his time in Oxford should be remembered fondly.