Coach O Will Help Saints' D (1 Viewer)

Dan in Lafayette

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Orgeron going back to what he does best: Coaching linemen

Larry Holder / Biloxi Sun-Herald

MOBILE --New Orleans Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis said the glowing recommendations for Ed Orgeron that Loomis and coach Sean Payton got about the former Ole Miss coach were overwhelming.

The countless votes of confidence led to the hiring of Orgeron as the team's defensive line coach on Wednesday. He replaced Marion Hobby, who left the Saints a couple of weeks ago to become Duke's defensive coordinator under David Cutcliffe, Orgeron's predecessor at Ole Miss.

Things never seemed to rise above the ground floor for Orgeron during the three seasons he spent in Oxford. His highest win total with the Rebels was four, and he ended his tenure with a 10-25 overall record. Full Story - Sun-Herald

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