Saturday, November 26, 2016

Report: LSU names Ed Orgeron as permanent head football coach.

Ed Orgeron. Image via 247Sports.com.

Ed Orgeron has reportedly been named permanent head coach of LSU. ESPN's David Ching reports the university will remove the interim tag in front of Orgeron's title, which he has held since the firing of Les Miles.



Sources confirmed to ESPN that LSU will promote interim coach Ed Orgeron to a full-time role after he went 5-2 as longtime coach Les Miles' replacement.The school has scheduled a news conference for 1 p.m. ET Saturday. Orgeron's hiring was first reported by FootballScoop.com and Louisiana newspaper The Advocate.
Orgeron was formerly head coach at Ole Miss from 2005-2007, where he went 10-25 in three seasons. He served as interim head coach at USC following the firing of Lane Kiffin. 
(via ESPN)

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