Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron was named the Associated Press Coach of the Year on Monday. Per AP.com:
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Ed Orgeron of LSU is The Associated Press Coach of the Year after leading the top-ranked Tigers to a Southeastern Conference championship and their first College Football Playoff appearance.

Orgeron received 33 of 56 first-place votes from Top 25 poll voters and a total of 130 points for the award presented by Regions Bank and announced Tuesday.

Baylor’s Matt Rhule, who led the Bears to an 11-2 record and an appearance in the Big 12 championship game, finished second with 14 first-place votes (86 points). Ohio State’s Ryan Day was third with five-first-place votes (45 points) and Minnesota’s P.J. Fleck was fourth with three first-place votes (40 points).

Orgeron is the third different LSU coach to win the award since it was established in 1998, joining Nick Saban in 2003 and Les Miles in 2011. Saban and Miles both led their teams to the BCS championship game, with Saban winning and Miles losing.
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Well deserved and he has definitely earned it. Heck of a job Coach O!
Reply22 months
Do you think the Tuays still like him?
Reply22 months
Congrats BeBe! You said you could do it!
Reply22 months
Coach O is fricking awesome and NO ONE can deny it anymore. Suck it haters
Reply22 months
Pretty good for a shrimp boat captain, right Rant.
Reply22 months
I see you remember the dark days! I am going to step out on a limb here, and say that all the O haters have left the building!
22 months
Well deserved!
Reply22 months
What an amazing job he has done this year! And it’s not over.
Reply22 months
This has got to be killing Les haha Congrats Coach! A job damn well done!
Reply22 months
Les loves LSU and Louisiana enough to be happy for us.
22 months
Never would have bet on this kinda success for him. Glad lots of us were wrong
Reply22 months
That’s our coach
Reply22 months
Well deserved. Congrats Coach O
Reply22 months
"Coach O..."
Reply22 months
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