LSU Football: 3 reasons why Ed Orgeron should not be on the hot seat

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2. Orgeron’s ability to fix a broken locker room

LSU has a good locker room right now. But that’s not always going to be the case.

Keeping a unified locker room is a constant battle. Orgeron has dealt with unhappiness at times (like the decision to start Joe Burrow in 2018), or the issues that impacted the program last winter.

Every time Orgeron and the Tigers have been faced with a tough situation, the team emerges stronger (after the reported issues last winter, LSU went on to beat Florida on the road and Ole Miss at home).

Usually, when locker room issues pop up, it’s not long before the head coach loses the team. But that’s far from the case with Orgeron.

Coach O isn’t perfect. And there are things he could handle better. But there’s no doubt that Orgeron understands as well as anyone what it means to be a Tiger. And that’s why he can connect with players in the locker room and extinguish fires before they become a problem.