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Louisiana State will stick with Ed Orgeron; Texas hires Tom Herman

Louisiana State will stick with Ed Orgeron; Texas hires Tom Herman

LSU is sticking with Ed Orgeron, giving the interim football coach his dream job on a permanent basis. 

The announcement by Athletic Director Joe Alleva on Saturday comes two days after the No. 25 Tigers defeated No. 22 Texas A&M, 54-39. Following Thursday night's game, chants of “Keep coach O” could be heard from LSU's locker room. 

Alleva said LSU knows Orgeron's heart is with LSU and “his strengths are going to be tremendous” at the school. 

Tom Herman now gets his chance for a Texas takeover. Herman, who coached Houston to national prominence the last two seasons, was announced as the new Texas coach Saturday, replacing...

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