Kevin Steele to join LSU staff

by Travis Normand

Did Les Miles and LSU not watch the 2012 Orange Bowl between West Virginia and Clemson?

Apparently former Clemson defensive coordinator Kevin Steele, who was fired after the 70-33 loss to WVU, is being hired by LSU and will join the football staff in an administrative capacity.

Of course, I am not sure what he will be “administrating” and I can only hope it doesn’t involve the LSU defense.  After all, a 70-33 beat-down on national TV is not exactly the best ringing endorsement of ones capabilities as a defensive coordinator.

Before taking the DC job at Clemson, Steele was the head coach at Baylor (1999-2002) where he compiled a conference record of 1-31 and an overall record of 9-36.

For LSU’s sake, I hope Steele is a good coach who has just had some bad material to work with.  I guess we will see.


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