Ed Orgeron (born July 27, 1961) is an American Football Coach and Former Professional Player from Larose, Louisiana. He currently serves as a head coach at Louisiana State University (LSU).
Previously, Orgeron used to work at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) for the same post from 2005 to 2007. He first started his career by playing for Louisiana State University for a year.
Later, Orgeron performed for Northwestern State University. His coaching profession began in 1984 at Northwestern State as a graduate assistant. He coached teams such as McNeese State, Syracuse University, the University of Arkansas, the University of Miami, Nicholls State University, etc.
In fact, his team i.e. the University of Miami won two national championships in 1989 and 1991. In July 1992, the former player got arrested after he indulged in a bar fight in Baton Rouge.
Then, he was replaced by Randy Shannon (assistant coach) the same year. Ed again launched his career as a coach in 1994. He became the volunteer linebackers coach at Nicholls State University.
Personal Life, Spouse Kelly Orgeron & Children
The 58-years-old head coach first tied the knot with his ex-wife “Colleen Orgeron” after dating her for a while. The wedding ceremony was a private affair that took place in 1992.
However, Ed was not able to save his marriage due to his addiction to alcohol. Eventually, the former pair took divorce in 1994. Later, Orgeron started a romantic relationship with his then-girlfriend Kelly Orgeron.
They married each other in the presence of their friends and family members in 1997. However, there are no details about their actual marriage date and venue. It was also Kelly’s second nuptials.
Her first marriage was with her ex-husband “Brian Spotts” (a native of Quincy in Illinois) which took place many years ago. Through their wedding, the couple welcomed a son named “Tyler Spotts”.
Ed Orgeron and Kelly share three kids i.e. three sons Cody Orgeron, Parker Orgeron, and Tyler Orgeron together. The family lives in a lavish home in Louisiana.
|Real Full Birth Name||Edward James Orgeron Jr.|
|Nick name||Ed Orgeron.|
|Profession||Football Coach and Former Professional Player.|
|Famous for||being the head coach at Louisiana State University (LSU).|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||58 years.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||July 27, 1961.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Larose, Louisiana, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Leo.|
|House In||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: --
|Debut||1. 1979 at LSU (as a player).
2. 1984 at Northwestern State (as a graduate assistant).
|Teams he played for||1. LSU.
2. Northwestern State (1980 – 1983).
|Teams he coached||1. New Orleans Saints.
5. Nicholls State.
7. Ole Miss.
8. Northwestern State.
9. McNeese State.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 2".
Centimeters: 188 cm.
Meters: 1.88 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 108 Kg.
Pounds: 238 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-34-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||12.|
|Parents||Father: Edward Orgeron Sr.
Mother: Cornelia Orgeron.
|Siblings||Brother: Steve Orgeron.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed by him.|
|Girlfriend||Name not available.|
|Wife||1. Colleen Orgeron (ex-wife).
2. Kelly Orgeron.
|School||South Lafourche High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Northwestern State University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Mark Wahlberg.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Reading and Watching Movies.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$10-12 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Ed Orgeron
- Football Coach celebrates his birthday on the 27th of July and was born in 1961 in Larose, Louisiana. Therefore, Ed Orgeron’s age is 58 years old, as of 2019. His zodiac sign is Leo.
- Ed’s real full birth name is Edward James Orgeron Jr.
- The former player’s father Edward “Ba Ba” Orgeron Sr. passed away in 2011.
- Furthermore, his mother’s name is Cornelia “CoCo” Orgeron.
- Ed also has a brother named Steve Orgeron.
- He belongs to multiracial ethnicity i.e. Cajun-American.
- Edward James completed his school education from South Lafourche High School in Galliano, Louisiana.
- Ed Orgeron stands an impressive height of 1.88 meters (6 ft 2 in tall) with a bulky build.
- He maintains his body weight which is around 238 lbs (108 kg) by doing different forms of exercise in the gym.
- In fact, he attended school along with Bobby Hebert (former American football quarterback).
- During his school days, Ed played in a Class 4A state championship team in 1977.
- He first signed to perform football at Louisiana State University.
- However, Edward left the college after his first year and transferred to Northwestern State University.
- In his successful career, the football coach was the one who recruited Dwayne Johnson as a defensive lineman for the University of Miami.