LSU coach Ed Orgeron sent out the following message on Twitter to pay respects to longtime New Orleans high school football coach Wayne Reese Sr. who died Thursday from the novel coronavirus.


Per WWLTV:
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He is one of Louisiana’s greatest high school football coaches. Most recently, at McDonogh 35, but you may remember back in 1992 when he was coaching a running back by the name of Marshall Faulk at George Washington Carver High School.

Coach Reese was respected on and off the field, but his greatest achievement may have been the family he helped raise.

"He was a husband of 47 years, a superhero dad of four, proud paw paw, devoted brother, caring brother-in-law, and an unwavering uncle," his family said in a statement. "
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R.i.p coach. Geaux Rams!
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God Bless, Coach Reese and may he RIP!
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He wasn't the coach when I went there (Kennedy and MacArthur were) but he was a Roneagle through and through. Rest in Peace coach Reese.
Reply2 months
You mean "Derek Ponamsky pays respects...."
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How many state championships did he win and what was his coaching record?
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250+ wins, no state titles. Semis last year, 2004, maybe one other time.
2 months
Very very sad. I had the pleasure to chat with him years ago about the game. RIP LEGEND.
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Met him a few times. Super nice guy.
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Damn, never heard of the guy. Corona’d?
Reply2 months
My former High School Coach at Washington Marion Rest easy coach
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The #35 family will miss Coach Reese. I'm appreciative for everything he's done for our school.
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"He was a husband of 47 years, a superhero dad of four, proud paw paw, devoted brother, caring brother-in-law, and an unwavering uncle," his family said in a statement. " Though sad, what a great life!
Reply2 months
Loss of a great man. One who touched many lives. RIP coach.
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RIP Legend.
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