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Earlier this week, Ed Orgeron said that new passing game coordinator Joe Brady is calling the offensive plays but expanded on the play-calling hierarchy during his radio show on Wednesday night.

According to Orgeron, Brady is making some of the calls but offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger is calling 90-percent of the plays. He added that Ensminger and Brady are both on the headset and that Ensminger has the final say.


Whatever they are doing... it's working.

Orgeron was also about his long-term plan for Brady since the Tigers offense is having record-setting success...

"Keep him as long as we can," Orgeron said.


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We are only two games in but so far, Joe is the best hire at LSU since??? A long time.
Reply13 months
Y'all do know that back in the day Woodley was the starter and when the passing game needed to be used Ensminger came in. In our group he was known as the passing QB. So I dont know why some of you think he is not calling most if the passing plays. That's what he likes to do.
Reply13 months
Promote Joe to OC after this season. SE doesn't have an ego and would probably be happy going back to TE coach or some sort of assistant coach.
Reply13 months
I almost guarantee that is what SE wants.
13 months
O’s just keeping E around because that’s his boy. Brady is the real deal.
Reply13 months
O better be able to let that "thats my boy" stuff not cloud his long term success.
13 months
Brady calls the play Ensminger concurs. Then repeat
Reply13 months
Coach E: "Good call Joe... That's exactly what I was thinking"
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I believe when Ensminger accepted the OC job there were some comments made, maybe on his behalf, that insinuated he was happy being TE Coach, no intentions of being an OC that he was filling a need. I have had the feeling / understanding that Ensminger at OC was a short term deal. Ensminger has done good and it’s time for him to move back to the TE Role and let Brady run. Also for recruiting what’s more appealing and up and coming 29 year old or a 60 year old. Ensminger thank you for your service if you truly love LSU Football and want us to continue to be successful please go back to TE coach
Reply13 months
Pay Brady!!!
Reply13 months
Asst OC effective 2020.....OC 2021 - LOCK DOWN!
Reply13 months
I’d kinda prefer radio silence on all this Brady Slinger stuff. You don’t talk about fight club.
Reply13 months
Joe Brady is like the suggested play option on madden
Reply13 months
Good Gawd Ya'll!!! Lock Jeaux Brady Up Longterm Like Forever!!!
Reply13 months
Reply13 months
Pay that man his money!
Reply13 months
Does it really make a shit? At the end of the day, the job is getting done. It’s obvious that Coach E and Brady are in sync and spend days and hours a week game planning. 2-0; yards and points out the arse in unprecedented numbers. Better than any OC or OC combo in the last decade. Proud of the product, could careless how they decide to “call it”. On to 3-0...
Reply13 months
No it doesn't, but curious minds want to know as it is a unique situation.
13 months
Me thinks Brady called 90% of plays after 1st quarter
Reply13 months
Doubt it, offense just got in a groove and never got out.
13 months
Contradicts what Orgeron said just a few days ago. LINK /
Reply13 months
But it is exactly what he said the week prior. Brady makes the initial call, then Ensminger can overule the play, which he does rarely. The problem is that the same questions get asked over and over, so eventually the coach will just word it differently.
13 months
Sorry Gumps but your guess is as good as mine.
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