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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron spoke to the media on Tuesday and commented on how the coaching staff will handle the special team's duties this upcoming season, without a special team coordinator.
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"On Special Teams, we will split up the duties between each assistant coach," Orgeron said. "Our guys are excited."

"Tommie Robbinson will lead one, Dennis Johnson will lead a couple of them, Corey Raymond will lead some, Mickey Joesph will lead some, and Jeff Grimes will lead some.

It will be an outstanding cohesive effort between our staff."
Orgeron also shed some light on former New Orleans Saints special team coordinator Greg McMahon who has joined LSU's staff as a special team analyst.
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"We have Greg McMahon as special team analyst," Orgeron said. "Greg can only coach the coaches. He will not coach on the field or in the meeting room."

"He has done a tremendous job. It's amazing to see a guy with 11-years of experience as a special team coordinator, the knowledge and the technical expertise that he has brought to our special teams.

I expect a tremendous improvement in our special teams."
Former special team coordinator Bradley Dale Peveto was fired from LSU shortly after Orgeron was hired as permeant head coach.

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takemking85 months
Too many hands in the pot. I'm a tiger faithful, but I'd be willing to bet that special teams will be our weakest link.
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BayouBengal9985 months
I will laugh my arse off at all the folks saying how this won't go so well and then the Tigers will be feared on ST during the season. I will bet this right now, we will have more blocks, punt and FG blocks then we have had in the last two years and we will also have much more TDs taken back by kick off and punt. When's the last time we returned a kick for TD? The ST guy was brought here to teach how and when to be aggressive then teach the fundementals. He's not taking over the entire ST. Get over it
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WPsportsman85 months
Sounds like a cluster f... To me
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Babboo85 months
Being aggressive will be nice to see. All you need is a solid kicker, return man and the guys need to know their lanes and be EXCITED about meeting the ball carrier and blocking.
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Lexman185 months
I think this may not be a good move. "Coach O to be heavily involved " goes against his philosophy thus far. I guess the NCAA didn't allow for 10 coaches, so everyone will handle special teams. Sounds like mass confusion to me. I just think O needs to recruit and handle PR and let his coaches coach. We'll see how it goes. Probably can't be worse than the last few years with Peveto at the helm.
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Maybe im wrong, but i think he means one coach will handle kickoff coverage, another coach will handle kick returns, another will handle FG, XP, etc. Not one guy doing all the special teams, and not all guys doing all the teams.
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Sid in Lakeshore85 months
11 Years NFL experience. I expect improvement.
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TheCurmudgeon85 months
You'll be disappointed. McMahon really isn't a good coach and its a mistake to involve him the LSU special teams program.
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TheCaterpillar85 months
Greg McMahon fricking sucks. How in the world this guy got this job is beyond me.
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CSCerky85 months
I upvoted
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TheCurmudgeon85 months
This isn't going to go well for the Tigers.
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montana85 months
Too many chiefs, not enough indians. There is no one to be held accountable. Lots of opportunity to finger point. This will go poorly.
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