LSU, Coach Ed Orgeron to Part Ways, Two Years after National Title

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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron arrives for an NCAA college football game against Florida in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

LSU and head football coach Ed Orgeron reportedly have agreed to part ways after this season.

The move comes 21 months after Orgeron led the Tigers to a national championship with what is considered one of the greatest teams in college football history.

The timing of the decision came as a surprise — the day after the Tigers upset Florida — though the end for Coach O at LSU seemed to be approaching soon after a blowout loss last week to Kentucky.

Orgeron is 49-17 with the Tigers, including 15-0 in 2019 when Joe Burrow won a Heisman Trophy and LSU its third national championship since 2003.

Orgeron replaced Les Miles, who had also won a national title with the Tigers.

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