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Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Update: LSU has hired Matt Canada as new Offensive Coordinator.

LSU had a "productive day of meetings" with Pittsburgh’s Matt Canada and is close to a deal to hire the coach to be the Tigers next offensive coordinator, according to Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman.
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LSU had a productive day of meetings with Pitt's Matt Canada and is closing in on a deal to make him the Tigers' new offensive coordinator, a source told FOX Sports Tuesday. Word is LSU was impressed with how innovative Canada is and also came away feeling like he'd be a good fit for the staff.

Canada was the only offensive coordinator to make the finalists cut this year for the Broyles Award honoring the nation's top assistant coach. The Panthers have compiled the highest season point total in school history (508). With a bowl game to go, the Panthers are averaging 42.3 points per game (10th in FBS), which would eclipse the all-time Pitt record of 40.7 set in 1904. The Panthers also improved their scoring output by more than 14 points per game from last year. Pitt is the only Power 5 team in the nation to score at least 28 points in every game this season.
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Lexman187 months
Press conference today @ 1:30 to introduce Canada as OC. Ok whiners, get ready to complain about the next special teams coach! Lol
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Lake Vegas Tiger87 months
Maybe we actually keep Brennan now after O nearly bungled it up
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The Belk87 months
Great. A HC fired by 2 Schools and a OC fired by 1
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Jwils87 months
You are one miserable prick.
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comalking87 months
Go watch ULL loser
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MasonTiger87 months
Would you rather they stayed stagnant with Les and Cam?
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GulfCoast LSU Fan87 months
I wish LSU would be discreet with these meetings. Don't announce anything unless it's at a press conference introducing the new offensive coordinator and special teams coach.
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Lexman187 months
I seriously doubt LSU is being indiscreet. The media prints what they want to and are not held accountable. Don't believe anyone other than LSU at an official press conference. The media is garbage and prints mostly lies and people gobble it up. Have to read between the lines.
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bluephi191487 months
he coming. herman had a choice between us and texas and texas is his alma mater. Canada chooses between us and Pittsburgh who u think he gone choose? now that Canada is coming I suspect narcisse will be coming back and brennan will be a full go again.
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alumni9587 months
Umm... He is from Ohio and played at Cal Lutheran. Nice fiction.
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Accardo4487 months
He was a GA at Texas though.
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Whynotme87 months
Already accepted...will announce tomorrow morning. Great hire!
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Lexman187 months
Where did you find official word whynotme?
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Lexman187 months
Yeah. Can't trust the media. Would be cool to have 2 bald coordinators though! Lol
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comalking87 months
Here we go....let me know when he signs AMD then get him on the road getting some players.
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Gumbo187 months
He is signing with Advanced Micro Devices?
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I am GLORIOUS87 months
Good news for Myles Brennan fans.
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TheMonTSteR87 months
The is the same verbiage the media widely used vis-a-vis Herman -- LSU was "closing in" on him, too. Hate to be so skeptical, but after all the recent sure bets gone awry, I'll believe it when I see it.
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Mouthulcer87 months
No point of reporting until papers are signed.
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strikingoutsince8787 months
not believing anything until a contract is signed, we were "closing in on" Herman too
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graychef87 months
Do it. Let's get this show started.
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