Football Coaching Staff
Bill Busch
Safeties Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Safeties Coach
Hometown: Pender, Neb.
Alma Mater: Nebraska Wesleyan
Graduating Year: 1988
Experience: 1st Year

Bill Busch, former co-defensive coordinator at Rutgers, has been hired as the Tigers’ safeties coach, LSU Football head coach Ed Orgeron announced on Feb. 8, 2018.

Prior to his time at Rutgers, Busch served on the Ohio State defensive staff for three seasons. Busch also worked with LSU associate head coach/defensive coordinator Dave Aranda at Wisconsin where he coached safeties for two seasons and was also promoted to associate head coach.

Busch, a native of Pender, Nebraska, spent two different periods coaching at the University of Nebraska from 1990-93 and 2004-07. Between his stints in Lincoln with the Cornhuskers, Busch coached the secondary at Utah for three seasons, spending one season under Urban Meyer. He also coached defensive backs at New Mexico State for four years.

Busch was a wide receiver at Nebraska Wesleyan from 1985-87 where he earned his bachelor’s degree in education. He also holds a master’s degree from Nebraska-Kearney.

The Busch File
Hometown: Pender, Neb.
Alma Mater: Nebraska Wesleyan, 1988
Master's Degree: Nebraska-Kearney, 1990

Coaching History
Years, Position, School
2018- Safeties, LSU
2017 Co-Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs, Rutgers
2016 Defensive Backs, Rutgers
2015 Defensive Quality Control, Ohio State
2013-14 Safeties, Wisconsin
2011-12 Safeties/Special Teams Coordinator/Associate Head Coach, Utah State
2009-10 Defensive Coordinator, Utah State
2005-07 Safeties/Special Teams Coordinator, Nebraska
2004 Outside Linebackers/Special Teams Coordinator, Nebraska
2003 Secondary, Utah
2001-02 Safeties, Utah
1997-2000 Secondary, New Mexico State
1996 Co-Defensive Coordinator/Secondary, Northern Arizona
1995 Secondary, Northern Arizona
1994 Graduate Assistant, Wisconsin
1990-93 Graduate Assistant, Nebraska
1989 Graduate Assistant/Defensive Ends, Nebraska-Kearney

Playing Experience
1985-87 Nebraska Wesleyan