Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Brooks Kubena with The Advocate is reporting that LSU is expected to part ways with passing game coordinator Scott Linehan after just one season.

Linehan was hired on February 18, signing a 2-year deal worth about $800,000 a year. He replaced former passing game coordinator Joe Brady who left to take the offensive coordinator position with the Carolina Panthers.
quote:

LSU is expected to part ways with passing game coordinator Scott Linehan after one season, multiple sources told The Advocate. The 57-year-old Linehan is due the full remainder of his two-year, $800,000 per year contract, a buyout that is approximately $1 million.
Filed Under: LSU Football

Comments

34 Comments
It's hard to say if he did a good or a bad job. He was dealt a pretty difficult hand, but I felt like he did a good enough job to get his second year.
Reply5 months
No.
5 months
He was brought in as a 3rd down specialist... our 3rd down conversions were pretty awful except for the florida game. It was 34% this year, whereas last year we were operating at a 48% tic.
4 months
This guy sure does get far with name recognition. He's failed in so many places, but keeps getting hired, keeps getting fired, keeps getting paid!
Reply5 months
I agree but I do not understand the love for Ensminger either? He should be gone as well. Get us two young offensive minds to both develop the QB's and a powerful offense. "Brady like hires"
5 months
Maybe Ensminger does more than you'll ever know.
5 months
I'd like Brady like hires too, but those dude's don't exactly grow on trees and if you look at the best OCs in the SEC, they're head coach re-treads or head coaches calling the plays.
5 months
I could have had the same 3rd down record for half the money
Reply5 months
There appear to be two ways to dominate, offensively, in college football. One way is to recruit 5 star offensive lineman and run the ball down the opponents throat or allow the QB enough time to sit back, trim his nails and pick a receiver to throw to. Another way is to have some offensive creativity without much predictability. LSU has great athletes every year that can perform like Ohio State, Clemson and Alabama. At times, this year, it felt like Les Miles was influencing the play calling on offense, again.
Reply5 months
Didn't seem like 3 yards and a cloud of dust at all.
5 months
Not sure I agree on the Les part. Only time they ever went under center was on qb sneaks. Sometimes a good ole fashioned i formation on 3td and goal is what's needed.
5 months
Yes my Christmas gift came early with Linehan and Pelini being let go.
Reply5 months
And it only cost a few hundred thousand dollars more than six million of other peoples money.
4 months
Ensminger probably a bigger issue then Linehan , I would rather Ensminger to leave if I had to pick.
Reply5 months
Lol he's the best QB coach we've had in the last 20 years
4 months
Ensminger was good and loyal to LSU. Linehan was a huge problem. Ensminger was not completely the best but was ok at it, just needed a good partner like brady to compliment along the way
4 months
He set up the freshman qbs quite well.
4 months
Who?
Reply4 months
Still protecting Coach E
Reply4 months
Good. At least O realizes these clowns were about to cost him his dream job. 9-3 would have been acceptable in a rebuilding year, but 5-5 is inexcusable with all that talent. They better be back in the hunt next year!
Reply4 months
1) 9-3 was unattainable with a 10 game schedule. 2) They lost all but 4 starters, had no spring ball, constantly covid interrupted summer conditioning, and minimal ball. 3) Brennan, who was slinging it in his first three games, got knocked out for the season leaving two true freshman to lead the offense. Once the defense started showing a modicum of improvement, the offense was the one lagging behind.
4 months
SBC
52
Um. In a normal year this was an 8-4 season. So not far off from your 9-3.
4 months
We need some stability on both sides of the ball.
Reply4 months
For a Department with an $80 million dollar shortfall they sure don’t have a problem giving away other people’s money. Stupid hires, stupid contracts.
Reply4 months
department? what the frick are you talking about?
4 months
Athletics Department
4 months
If E stay all this was for nothing smh. Sorry just facts.
Reply4 months
You are so wrong but you have no facts.
4 months
Lineham should have figured out at least 3-4 games sooner that Max Johnson is the 1 . He is clearly only one out of the 3 qb's at LSU who has Burreaux potential....because he has moxie, he is a scrapper who will put his body and everything on the line to walk off the field with a W. Myles Brenna definitely does Not have that. Johnson, like Burreaux, also has a higher football IQ which translates to more confidence and better decision making ability because his dad has been coaching him his whole life....and you better believe his dad is a great cooach, speshly at qb position, having been an nfl quarterback who also won a superbowl.
Reply4 months
Brennan was breaking records before injury! Rantard!
4 months
That said, [below], our best option to replace Lineham is Hands down Hugh Freeze....Why...Hugh is better than pretty much anyone else in SEC at knowing how to beat bama with just offense (and with lesser talent); and Bama is our biggest regular season hurdle year in and year out ; my close 2nd to hugh freeze for passing game coordinator wwould be Brad Johnson, MAx's dad. If we can get these two (and halfway decent DC) we will be playing for a natty at end of 2021 season
Reply4 months
What makes you think that Hugh Freeze (who was rumored to be a candidate for the AU Head Coaching position) would give up his position as a Head Coach and come to LSU as a Passing game co-ordinator? Why don't we get Nick Saban to be our secondary coach!?!
4 months
BuyoutU
Reply4 months
Popular Stories
comments20

GQ Video: How Justin Jefferson Spent His First $1M In The NFL

Jefferson signed four-year, 13.12 million contract, with a $7.1 million signing.
logoFollow TigerDroppings for LSU Football News
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on LSU Football and Recruiting.

FacebookTwitterInstagram