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Orgeron starts interviewing candidates for LSU coordinator positions

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Ed Orgeron of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Florida Gators at Ben Hill Griffin...
Ed Orgeron of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Florida Gators at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on December 12, 2020 in Gainesville, Florida.(Gus Stark | Gus Stark)
Updated: Jan. 5, 2021 at 4:49 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU head coach Ed Orgeron made himself available Tuesday morning to answer questions on 104.5 ESPN Radio and talked about many topics, including the open coordinator jobs for the Tigers.

Offensively, Orgeron said he wants to get back to the offense LSU ran in 2019, much of it credited to the expertise of passing game coordinator Joe Brady, now the offensive coordinator with the Carolina Panthers.

Two guys who currently work with Brady, quarterback coach Jake Peetz and offensive assistant DJ Mangas, both visited Baton Rouge on Tuesday for interviews. Mangas is familiar with the Tigers. He served on the LSU 2019 National Championship team as an analyst under Brady.

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Orgeron confirmed that Marcus Freeman is his top target for LSU’s defensive coordinator position.

The 34-year-old Cincinnati assistant is scheduled to visit Thursday. He had his Bearkats swarming Georgia in the Peach Bowl, holding the Dogs to just 10 points in three quarters.

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