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HailHailtoMichigan!
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Who was the last LSU OC with sustained, widespread support among the fanbase?
The Matt Canada sample size is a bit too small, so he should not be counted as of now.

So who was it?


Tigeralum2008
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Jimbo


Ace Midnight
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re: Who was the last LSU OC with sustained, widespread support among the fanbase?
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So who was it?


Jimbo (Kind of - but remember, there were negas back then, even. How they lived with themselves, I have no idea.)


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the only time i remember people grumbling about jimbo was after the 2006 Auburn game and i think now it's pretty obvious that was all Les


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the only time i remember people grumbling about jimbo was after the 2006 Auburn game and i think now it's pretty obvious that was all Les


this x 1000. damnit, I wanted jimbo to be promoted on Christmas day 2004.

WE DIDNT LISTEN !!!!


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old man tiger
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Jimbo


everyone was screaming for his head. Too vanilla was the term used.
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Jimbo


The Rant from 2006 called and said you are FOS.


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everyone was screaming for his head. Too vanilla was the term used


Little did we know what was on the horizon for us


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sheek
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re: Who was the last LSU OC with sustained, widespread support among the fanbase?
Jimbo..


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EmperorGout
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re: Who was the last LSU OC with sustained, widespread support among the fanbase?
Bull shite people bitched about Jimbo constantly


sheek
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The Rant from 2006 called and said you are FOS


I would agree with you, but it was obvious that Jimbo and Les had a different opinion on the offensive direction.


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the only time i remember people grumbling about jimbo was after the 2006 Auburn game


I think that was just where it - kind of - came to a head. Remember we scored a combined 25 points in the 2 regular season losses in 2004 (@Auburn and @UGA)?

A lot of folks projected their anger at Saban (leaving on Christmas Eve or whatever, AND losing the Bowl game) onto Fisher that year. I think the folks were happy with the offense in 2005 and then, with 2006 - we have two regular season losses (combined 13 points to Auburn and Florida, both games on the road, again, I might add) - I think that grumbling was the nudge Jimbo needed to head to Tallahassee.

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tarzana
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re: Who was the last LSU OC with sustained, widespread support among the fanbase?
The correct answer, is of course Jimbo. This man would be head coach today if only the news media and the collective powers that be had kept their mouths shut in late 2015 when Les Miles was having his troubles.

Frick Alleva^2.


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BS on Jimbo. The majority of the fan base didn't like him and we were ecstatic to get the wizard Crowton. We haven't had an OC we've loved for as long as I can remember.


TheHarahanian
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re: Who was the last LSU OC with sustained, widespread support among the fanbase?
The last with support was Jimbo, but there was grumbling late in his tenure.

I think Morris Watts is the best OC I've seen at LSU.


geauxtigahs87
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re: Who was the last LSU OC with sustained, widespread support among the fanbase?
We were so naive back then thinking that game was on Jimbo.

If only we knew what was to follow over the next decade when it came to Les's meddling.


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Nutriaitch
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I think Morris Watts is the best OC I've seen at LSU


that would be my guess
back in the infancy of the internet and not every game in country was on TV.


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BayouCowboy
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BS on Jimbo. The majority of the fan base didn't like him and we were ecstatic to get the wizard Crowton. We haven't had an OC we've loved for as long as I can remember.

True story.


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Who was the last LSU OC with sustained, widespread support among the fanbase?


Co-coordinators - John Gruden/Jerry Rice


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