By: Michelle R. Martinelli |
January 14, 2020 2: 17 am
LSU coach Ed Orgeron has the perfect post-national championship game celebration planned.
After his Tigers beat Clemson, 42-25, on Monday night in New Orleans, Orgeron was a guest on ESPN’s SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt and explained the quintessential celebration meal he was most likely going to enjoy with his family: a ham sandwich.
Although he’s a lover of things like gumbo and jambalaya, Orgeron — who led LSU to its fourth national championship in program history and first since 2007 — has also been known to celebrate big wins with a an old-school meal, such as a ham sandwich.
And after his team finished the year with a perfect 15-0 season, what could be better than a ham sandwich? And maybe some boudin…
Even when SVP suggested Orgeron and his family find a gas station with something a little more flashy, like chicken on a stick, the head coach explained:
“We’re just simple folks. We love our life, I love my family. My personal time with them — we don’t go out, and we don’t do things like that. We represent the state of Louisiana so we’re excited.”
Never change, Coach O.