Advertisement

Ed Orgeron won’t return to LSU next season

Published: Oct. 17, 2021 at 2:28 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (KBTX) - LSU Head Football Coach Ed Orgeron will not be returning to the Tigers’ program after this season, as first reported by Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated.

The move comes just 2 seasons after Orgeron led LSU to an undefeated 2019 season and national championship. Since the 2019 season, the Tigers have a 9-8 overall record and are most recently coming off a 49-42 win over Florida. Orgeron became the Tigers’ interim head coach during the 2016 season. The “interim” tag was removed after that, leading the LSU program for the past 5 seasons. Orgeron has a 49-17 overall record as LSU’s head coach so far. The university plans on keeping Orgeron through the end of the 2021 season.

LSU has a 3-2 record against Texas A&M during Orgeron’s tenure. The Aggies defeated the Tigers during the 2018 and 2020 seasons. The two programs will play next in this year’s regular season finale on November 27th.

Copyright 2021 KBTX. All rights reserved.