Lunch with Coach O: No. 16 Texas A&M at LSU

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)
Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 7:34 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2021 at 1:05 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU head coach Ed Orgeron held his weekly news conference on Monday, Nov. 22 recapping the Tigers 27-14 win over Louisiana-Monroe and previewing their final regular season game against No. 16 Texas A&M.

The Tigers (5-6, 2-5 SEC) will host Texas A&M (8-3, 4-3 SEC) with the hopes of becoming bowl eligible for the post season. It will also be the last game at LSU for Coach Orgeron and the seniors.

Senior offensive lineman Austin Deculus will be one of the seniors playing their final game in Tiger Stadium and he will break the record for most games played at LSU. Coach O said “That Deculus is a very hard worker, a great player.” “He’s always been a there for me when I needed to call a senior leadership committee meeting.”

Coach O stated on the last home game being played this week that it’s about the team. He wants to send the seniors out the right way. Coach O also stated that he appreciates that the players want to win for him on Saturday, but he wants it to be about them he loves those boys.

Oregron stated that he hopes that defensive lineman Maason Smith will play against the Aggies and hopes safety Sage Ryan will play too, but he’s currently dealing with an illness.

LSU is coming off an ugly win against the Warhawks in which the Tigers struggled to get any kind of rhythm going. Offensively the Tigers struggled in the red zone as they had four trips and resulting in only 10 points.

The Aggies are coming off a dominant 52-3 win over Prairie View A&M, Texas A&M totaled 447 yards of offense with 279 yards coming on the ground. The Aggies are going to face the Nation’s leader in total tackles in linebacker Damone Clark with 125, he ranks No. 4 in solo tackles with 71.

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