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Ed Orgeron

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Ed Orgeron: American football coach
Edward James Orgeron Jr. is an American football coach and former player. He is the head football coach at Louisiana State University (LSU), a position he has held since midway through the 2016 season. Orgeron previously served as the head football coach at the University of Mississippi from 2005 to 2007 and was the interim head coach at the University of Southern California (USC) in 2013. He led the 2019 LSU Tigers football team to a national championship, beating Clemson in the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship.

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The Battle for the Ballot, H.R. McMaster, Coach O and the Sideways Season

Pennsylvania's battle over mail-in voting; Then, an interview with former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster; And, Ed Orgeron's journey from the bayou to LSU
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Ed Orgeron's journey from the bayou to LSU

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LSU football coach Ed Orgeron: ace recruiter, master motivator

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron shows 60 Minutes the Tigers' recruiting process and explains why he punches himself in the face before big games.
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LSU Football Coach Ed Orgeron: The 60 Minutes Interview

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What's coming up in season 53 on 60 Minutes

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LSU football coach Ed Orgeron says there should be football this fall

In an interview with 60 Minutes airing this Sunday, LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron lays out why he thinks there should be football this fall. See the full report on Orgeron, this Sunday.
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Orgeron on possibility of no fall football: "I don't let it enter my mind"

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60 Minutes premieres its 53rd season

Sunday, we premiere our 53rd season with an interview with former national security adviser retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a report on voting by mail, and a profile of LSU head football coach Ed..
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"Most" LSU football players have had COVID-19, coach says

Ed Orgeron did not say whether any LSU players who tested positive have experienced symptoms.
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LSU coach Ed Orgeron reveals most of players already 'have caught' COVID-19

LSU coach Ed Orgeron said most of the football team does not have a lot of players in quarantine because of most of them have already caught. COVID-19
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LSU football coach Ed Orgeron responds to Derrius Guice rape allegations; says victims must be heard

Orgeron's statement comes the same day that LSU's interim president said LSU is investigating 2016 rape allegations and its handling of them at the time.
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LSU coach Ed Orgeron confident of college football's return: 'Football is the life blood of our country'

Ed Orgeron, coach of the defending champion LSU Tigers, tells VP Mike Pence at an education roundtable college football can return safely this fall.
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LSU coach Ed Orgeron files for divorce from wife Kelly of 23 years

LSU football coach Ed Orgeron and his wife Kelly, who have been married since 1997, are divorcing. Orgeron filed for divorce on Feb. 26.
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LSU Tigers coach Ed Orgeron offers important health advice in wake of coronavirus spread

The most important man in Louisiana, LSU Tigers coach Ed Orgeron, provided some important health tips for the state's residents.
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LSU coach Ed Orgeron agrees to new contract worth more than $42 million

After winning a national title, LSU coach Ed Orgeron will receive a raise with a new deal worth more than $42 million over six years.
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Ed Orgeron leads way as college football head coaches rake in $11.4M in bonuses this season

LSU's Ed Orgeron, whose Tigers beat Clemson for the College Football Playoff title, totaled $1.775 million in bonuses, the top total for this season.
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LSU's Ed Orgeron: The imperfect son who delivered perfection for a state

LSU coach Ed Orgeron delivered a title to the state and school that took him back and made him their hero. 'We're just getting started," he said.
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LSU's Ed Orgeron almost got kicked off his college team; now he's a state hero

This small city in Louisiana is both proud and brokenhearted on the eve of the college football national championship game between LSU and Clemson
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Orgeron's mom: 'Everybody loves him'

LSU coach Ed Orgeron's success is fueling Cajun pride on the bayou. (Jan. 10)  
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A second chance allowed third-choice Ed Orgeron to lead LSU to national title game

Ed Orgeron has proved his doubters wrong and showed that LSU made the right hire in 2016 after missing out on Jimbo Fisher and Tom Herman.
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Standout freshman season has Derek Stingley on track to be LSU's greatest defensive back

Derek Stingley has been so impressive in his freshman season, LSU coach Ed Orgeron thinks he can be the greatest defensive back in school history.
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LSU's Ed Orgeron in position to reach at least $1.7 million in bonuses

Ed Orgeron in one game from leading LSU to the College Football Playoff. He is also in line to receive $1.7 million in bonuses if they win title.
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LSU coach Ed Orgeron tells team in speech after Alabama win 'This is our house now'

LSU coach Ed Orgeron made an emphatic statement after the Tigers beat No. 1 Alabama on the road, saying "This is our house from now on."
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Highest-paid NCAA football head coaches

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