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LSU Names Bo Pelini Defensive Coordinator

helped LSU to 2007 BCS National Championship
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Posted at 5:00 PM, Jan 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 18:01:05-05

Monday, LSU’s head coach Ed Orgeron, announced Bo Pelini will be returning to the Tigers as its defensive coordinator. Pelini was on the LSU coaching staff for 3 years helping them to the BCS National Championship in 2007.

After 5 seasons as Youngstown State's head coach, Pelini officially resigned on Monday. Under Pelini the Penguins went 33-28 overall and appeared in the FCS National Championship Game in 2016.

Prior to his time in Youngstown, Pelini was the head coach at Nebraska from 2008-14.

As of Monday afternoon, Pelini’s hire still awaits approval from LSU Board of Supervisors.