Coach O (USA Today Sports)
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) December 21, 2013
That’s a nice tribute for Ed “Coach O” Orgeron, who took over the head coaching duties on an interim basis after Lane Kiffin was fired after the fifth game of the year. The team rallied around the long-time assistant, reeling off six of its next eight games to finish the season 9-4. Many players hoped Orgeron would be hired full-time, but the school hired Washington coach Steve Sarkisian instead.
After not getting the job, Orgeron was disappointed and left the program to pursue other head coaching opportunities.
- - -
- Sports & Recreation
- American Football