LSU Football: There’s an internal option to replace Joe Brady

LSU football's coaching staff (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
LSU football's coaching staff (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) /

LSU football is reportedly losing key assistant Joe Brady to the Carolina Panthers.

With Joe Brady reportedly heading to the Carolina Panthers, it means Ed Orgeron will have a spot to fill on his LSU football coaching staff.

Replacing Brady won’t be easy.

The young assistant is said to be largely responsible for LSU’s dynamic offense in 2019, as well as the development of quarterback Joe Burrow.

In 2018, without Brady, Burrow passed for just over 2,800 yards and 16 touchdowns.

This past season, under Brady’s guidance, saw Burrow toss for over 5,600 yards for 60 touchdowns.

That’s mind boggling.

While it might be impossible to replace Brady’s influence on the staff, the Tigers fortunately have a great option already on their staff that could step into his role.

Offensive analyst Jorge Munoz, who was reportedly targeted recently by Oregon to be the Ducks’ offensive coordinator, is a well thought of assistant on Orgeron’s staff.

In fact, Burrow considered Munoz such a key part of his development this season that he invited him to the Heisman Trophy ceremony in December (it’s not common for analysts to get that invite). The all-world quarterback also made sure to thank Munoz in his post-award press conference.

Munoz previously served as an offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach for Louisiana. He also spent time on the staff at Eastern Illinois as a wide receivers coach/co-offensive coordinator.

It’s obvious that Munoz is an important coach to have on staff (anyone that Burrow is a fan of is worth keeping). He knows the recruiting area well and he would provide offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger with some continuity.

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Munoz might not be Brady, but he might be the next best thing.