Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Multiple sources are reporting that former Florida and Illinois head coach Ron Zook is on LSU's radar as a possible defensive coordinator. Per

LSU: Per source, Green Bay Packers assistant special teams coach Ron Zook is on LSU’s radar for the defensive coordinator job. Zook is the former head coach at Florida and Illinois.
Rumors began to surface Thursday that two new names have emerged as possible candidates for the available DC job at LSU. It was said that one of the names was involved in the College Football Playoff Championship game on Monday and the other was currently involved in the NFL Playoffs.

Zook fits one of those criteria as the Green Bay Packers play the Dallas Cowboys in Sunday's divisional round playoff game.

Here is a look at Zook's coaching career from his Wikipedia page.

1978–1980: Murray State (DB)
1981–1982: Cincinnati (DC)
1983: Kansas (DC)
1984–1986: Tennessee (DB)
1987: Virginia Tech (AHC)
1988–1990: Ohio State (DB)
1991–1993: Florida (DC/DB)
1994: Florida (ST): F
1995: Florida (Assoc. HC/ST/S)
1996–1998: Pittsburg Steelers (ST)
1999: Kansas City Chiefs (DB)
2000–2001: New Orleans Saints (DC)
2002–2004: Florida (HC)
2005–2011: Illinois (HC)
2014–present: MGreen Bay Packers (asst. ST)
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Just what we need, GB's water boy. I heard Abe Lincoln threw his hat in the ring as well
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Are there any more names in the Hat...??
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He recruited those players at Florida that Urbs won his first ship with, what two years after zook left I think.
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Definitely not a sexy pick, next!!
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Not no but hell no
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Sooner or later you guys will guess right....but probably not
Reply75 months
He is a pretty good coach and recruiter, just not a good HC.
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actually think this is a good hire, if it is a hire
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the guy in the photo - isn't that the guy from America's Funniest Videos?
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ahhhhhh Freak ME!
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Ugh, he can recruit, so theres that.
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I'll check back in August. Later TD.
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