“One Team, One Heartbeat,” What will season five under Ed Orgeron look like at LSU?


"I wanted the 2019 offense team back, I don't think I can bring Joe {Burrow} back but I can bring the offensive line back," Orgeron joked.

“I believe the offensive line to be our strength” – Coach Ed Orgeron

Orgeron announced at the function that 18-22 starters are coming back and that there are six out of ten new assistants.

“I wanted coaches that could communicate with our players, so I interviewed every one of them personally,” Orgeron said. “I’m a football player, I’m an LSU football player. I had to tell them that and I’m going to ask them questions. I want to see how they relate to me”.

Orgeron went on to say that all six new assistants scored an A plus. He told the audience that Steve Ensinger did a tremendous job and asked for a round of applause for him.

“I wanted the 2019 offense team back, I don’t think I can bring Joe {Burrow} back but I can bring the offensive line back,” Orgeron joked.

Orgeron said he called Burrow and asked who can run offense. According to Orgeron, Burrow said two men: Jake Peetz and DJ Mangas. Orgeron interviewed them and said they have been phenomenal.

Another new assistant is Brad Davis, one of the top offensive line coaches in the country according to Orgeron. The three defensive coaches are: Daronte Jones, Andre Carter and Blake Menken.

“That was the number one factor in hiring all these guys is how well they can communicate with our players and how well our players can run their offensive defense,” Orgeron said.

Orgeron said that he is excited to have his offensive line coming back. Offensive Lineman Austin Deculus will lead the offensive line. Orgeron said that Deculus helped him recruit during the season. Cameron Wire will step in as Left Offensive Tackle. Orgeron also mentioned longtime player Offensive Guard Ed Ingram.

Orgeron went on to talk about the home visits while recruiting and all the gumbo he had.

To see more on Orgeron’s offensive line, watch the clip provided at the top.

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – LSU football coach Ed Orgeron is speaking at a Rotary Club of Baton Rouge function on Wednesday, July 28.

We are 40 days away from LSU and UCLA and the Tigers are coming off a 5-5 season.

In 2016, Orgeron said he wanted to “build a championship program at LSU.”

Since then, Orgeron has led LSU to a 45-14 record.

Part of that record was a magical 2019 season in which LSU went 15-0 and won the National Championship.

Can LSU get back to that level in 2021?

Who is going to start for LSU in 2021, Max Johnson or Myles Brennan?

These are some of the questions that might be asked of the head coach on Wednesday.

Orgeron is scheduled to speak at noon.

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