THE FALL OF BO PELINI: A TARNISHED LEGACY IN BATON ROUGE?
Updated: Dec 28, 2020
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By LONN PHILLIPS SULLIVAN
On Friday, I received word of the expected funereal march....no matter what the outcome on Saturday night vs Ole Miss, Bo Pelini would be ousted as defensive coordinator, only 10 months after accepting the $2.3 million, 2 year contracted position and moving back to Baton Rouge for the first time in 12 years....yet I spent a whole weekend in suspended disbelief, looking for the truth...it was so sudden and shocking I..... can't keep writing this sentence pretending that this was some volcanic shock...
In the grand scheme, Coach Orgeron wants LSU to be a winner ready to beat Alabama, but you don't achieve anything coming close to winning (LSU were barely .500) when you allow legendary amounts of yards, points, humiliating big plays & highlight reel gutpunches to talented young defenders or the fanbase as the college football world mocks Pelini's literal "attempted desecration" of LSU's legacy of great defenses...including Bo's