Football Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Ed Orgeron
Ed Orgeron, who led the Tigers to a 5-2 mark as interim coach over the final two months of the 2016 season was named LSU's permanent head football coach on Nov. 26, 2016, two days after the Tigers defeated Texas A&M, 54-39, to finish the regular season with a 7-4 mark.   FULL BIO
 
Offensive Coordinator
Matt Canada
Matt Canada, a 25-year coaching veteran with a history of producing some of the top offenses in college football, enters his first season as LSU's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2017.   FULL BIO
Associate Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
Dave Aranda
Dave Aranda, the mastermind of LSU's defense that allowed the fewest touchdowns (16) and fewest touchdowns per game (1.3) in college football in 2016, returns for his second year as the Tiger defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach in 2017.   FULL BIO
Offensive Line Coach/Running Game Coordinator
Jeff Grimes
Jeff Grimes enters his fourth year as LSU's offensive line coach and running game coordinator in 2017 as he continues to develop the Tigers offensive line into one of the most physically dominating and technically sound units in all of college football.   FULL BIO
Tight Ends Coach
Steve Ensminger
Steve Ensminger, a starting quarterback for LSU in the late 1970s, returns to tight ends coach in 2017 after serving in a dual capacity as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the final eight games of the 2016 season for the Tigers.   FULL BIO
Defensive Line Coach
Pete Jenkins
Pete Jenkins BioPete Jenkins, considered by many to be the most respected coach when it comes to defensive line play, is in his third stint and 15th year overall on the LSU coaching staff. Jenkins, the longtime mentor to LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, re-joined the Tigers out of retirement in September of 2016 when Orgeron was elevated to head coach.   FULL BIO
Outside Linebackers Coach
Dennis Johnson
Dennis Johnson enters his second season as a full-time position coach with the Tigers after being elevated to outside linebackers coach in September of 2016. Johnson coached outside linebackers for the final eight games of the 2016 season and was then given the job on a permanent basis when Ed Orgeron was named LSU's head coach in late November.   FULL BIO
Wide Receivers Coach
Mickey Joseph
Mickey Joseph, a Louisiana high school football legend with strong ties to New Orleans, enters his first season as LSU's wide receivers coach in 2017. Joseph was appointed to the LSU staff in February of 2017.   FULL BIO
Defensive Backs Coach
Corey Raymond
Corey Raymond, a former LSU standout who spent six years playing in the NFL, enters his sixth season coaching the defensive backs for his alma mater. During his five years on the LSU staff, the Tigers secondary has consistently been one of the strengths of the team and has only enhanced the school's claim of being "DBU."   FULL BIO
Asst. Head Coach/Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator
Tommie Robinson
Tommie Robinson, a highly-respected coach who has spent time at highest level of college football and in the NFL, enters his first year at LSU as the Tigers' running backs coach and recruiting coordinator. Robinson will also serve as assistant head coach.   FULL BIO
Assistant AD/Strength and Conditioning
Tommy Moffitt
Tommy Moffitt Bio   FULL BIO
Assistant Athletics Director - Football
Dr. Sam Nader
Dr. Sam Nader Bio   FULL BIO
General Manager
Austin Thomas
Assistant AD/Football Recruiting and Alumni Relations
Sharon Lewis
Sharon Mangum Bio   FULL BIO