LSU Sports - Chris Parent (@chrisparent)
Bruce Feldman with Fox Sports is reporting that longtime LSU strength and conditioning coach Tommy Moffitt is not being retained on Brian Kelly's new staff.

Others in the media have confirmed the report as well.


Moffitt has served as LSU's straight and conditioning coach for the past 20 years.
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Good, bout time!!
Reply2 months
Scott Cochran, come home.
Reply2 months
He went to UGA as a special teams coach and took a medical leave of absence before the season started. Not sure if they ever disclosed the medical issue.
2 months
I know he was gone for "mental health issues and wellness" but he did return in October. Maybe coming back home would give him some stability. He likely won't assume the role of Special Teams coordinator after this year, so offering him a fresh start in familiar surroundings could help him and LSU both.
2 months
He has a nice retirement package to look at
Reply2 months
Moffit was past his prime a decade ago.
Reply2 months
I'd really like to see Moffitt at Arkansas working with Pittman's OL recruits. Maybe Pittman adds him to work along side Jamil Walker who he brought in from Georgia and was an Asst S & C coach at Wisconsin.
Reply2 months
Don't know if Moffett was completely to blame for the injury situation, the reported soft practices probably played a contributing factor as well, but a change was needed with a new regime.
Reply2 months
Already making great moves!!!!
Reply2 months
Too many injuries! Uncalled for!
Reply2 months
lets be honest a lot of this injuries could have been played with had we been 10-1 or higher
2 months
Thank you TM but it’s time for a change.
Reply2 months
Are we basing this off of linemen performance only? Maybe if we recruited better this wouldn’t be that big of a problem
Reply2 months
Go get Scott Cochran formerly with Bama and Georgia if he wants to be a S+C coach again. Local boy may want to come home
Reply2 months
Scott would be grand slam. Looks at those UGA baws.
2 months
Our players seem to be injury prone at a high rate. Offensive line needs better strength & conditioning for sure. Moffitt is to be thanked for his devoted years, but loyalty to a job does not warrant a lifetime job.
Reply2 months
Next up: fix the RB situation.
Reply2 months
Great
Reply2 months
Doby
170
This is the best move for the program and makes me really buy into what BK is going to do. He’s completely changing LSU’s culture and he’s starting with refocusing discipline.
Reply2 months
Don't want to hear anybody talking crap should Tommy join Saban or Fisher. You didn't want him here any longer so he can take his talents to anywhere of his choosing.
Reply2 months
Exactly what results at LSU in the last 2 years in the Strength & Conditioning Program by Moffit is impressive to you?
2 months
Need a waaaabulance?
2 months
I hope he goes to a school in the west and turns their Olinemen into fat asses like ours
2 months
Great run, but we all know it was time.
Reply2 months
I worked for a large corporation 35 years. The new broom sweeps clean. Just the way it is.
Reply2 months
TBoy
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Moffit has been great for the program but the teams over the last couple of years have shown an apparent deficit in strength and conditioning. Of course, as fans observing from the outside we don’t have a complete understanding of the full involvement of the S&C coaches in this trend. However, I am on board with giving the new coach a free hand in making adjustments as he deems necessary. Thanks to Coach Moffit and welcome to the new coach.
Reply2 months
Think this might be a hint about coaches from ND coming to LSU after the Playoffs are set. Someone in another thread point out that coaches might come after ND is out. I tend yo agree.
Reply2 months
ND coaches are getting more money and like the new HC. Don't have to uproot families and realize what a different world Red Stick is from South Bend. Makes perfect sense.
2 months
Fairhope….have you heard of a fella named Scott Woodward? You think that man will let money make the difference in getting who Kelly wants? They ain’t staying because they would get more money dumb dumb…they would stay because that’s where they want to be.
2 months
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