Edward James Orgeron Jr. is one of the richest and most renowned football coaches from Larose. He is an American Football coach. He was the head football coach of Louisiana State University (LSU) till the 2021 season.
Moreover, he is on the list of famous celebrities in the U.S.A. He appears in the film “The Blind Side”. The zodiac sign of Orgeron is Leo. This coach had married two times and had three children though he is currently not dating anyone.
Who is Ed Orgeron
Orgeron was born on July 27, 1961, in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. His father is Edward Orgeron Sr. and his mother is Cornelia Orgeron. He also has a brother named Steve. Besides, he is of Cajun descent.
He joined South Lafourche High School in Galliano for school education. Yet he transferred to Northwestern State University later. He along with his friend Hebert played on the school’s Class 4A state championship team in 1977. He signed to play at Louisiana State University yet he had to leave the program because of his transfer.
The coach got Northwestern State University as his first coaching gig. With the Hurricanes, the program won two national championships. In 1998, the head coach of USC hired Orgeron to coach the Trojan’s defensive line.
Also, he was the defensive line coach at Louisiana State University. Later, he started getting public support. The University of Mississippi’s chancellor, Robert Khayat appreciated his dedication. He also became the team’s interim head coach.
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Ed is Also a Writer
Furthermore, the coach has written a book, “Flip The Script”. It was published in the July of 2020 by Thomas Nelson
In this book, he tells the inspiring story of reversing the team’s fortune and culture. He also talks about his own remarkable leadership journey. Here, he portrays the attributes to be successful in life.
Ed was Married Twice
His first wife was Colleen Margaret Orrico, with whom he divorced after being together for a couple of years. They didn’t have any kids together during the two years of their marriage.
Later, he married Kelly and they have three boys. Kelly was a former tennis player. The children were Cody Orgeron, Parker Orgeron and Tyler Orgeron. Kelly and Orgeron met each other at the 1996 Liberty Bowl. They married after a year of dating.
Bailie Lauderdale was the coach’s girlfriend when he was sixty years old. Lauderdale was a fashion model and an entrepreneur. Strange to know, she was half of the coach’s age. After the leakage of this couple’s pictures on Instagram, Bailie deleted her Instagram account.
As mentioned above, he is not dating anyone now. Instead, he is staying in his own house in Larose, Louisiana. Orgeron has a strong, gravelly, Cajun-accented, and intense voice. He and his wife divorced on February 26, 2020. In 2006, a video titled “Colonel Reb is Cryin'” parodied coach Orgeron.
In the year 1992, he decided to take a break from his career so that he could concentrate on his personal life. The break lasted for two long years. But then, he returned to coaching football teams in 1994.
Ed Orgeron Net Worth
As of 2021, Ed’s net worth counts around $35 million. As an American football coach, his salary is around $9 million per year. Moreover, he has also earned a decent amount from his career as a football player.
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