Ed Orgeron

LSU coach: Hiring Matt Canada, Maryland football's new offensive coordinator, was a 'mistake'

LSU coach: Hiring Matt Canada, Maryland football's new offensive coordinator, was a 'mistake'

As if the $1.7 million buyout after one season weren’t enough proof already, LSU football coach Ed Orgeron acknowledged Monday that hiring current Maryland offensive coordinator Matt Canada was a “mistake.”

Orgeron and the well-traveled Canada, whom the Tigers hired away from Pittsburgh after the 2016 season, parted ways in January. Canada joined the Terps’ staff weeks later, and Orgeron promoted Steve Ensminger, LSU’s tight ends coach, to...

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