Thursday, 13 January 2011 12:15

LSU Announces Crowton's Resignation For Another Coaching Job

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According to the LSU Athletic Department, LSU offensive coordinator Gary Crowton has resigned and will take a similar position at another school, head coach Les Miles confirmed on Thursday morning.

Crowton served as LSU’s offensive coordinator and quarterback coach for four years, a span that saw the Tigers win a national championship and post a 40-13 overall mark.

“I appreciate all that Gary did for LSU during his four years with us,” Miles said. “Gary helped us win a lot of games over the last four years, including a national championship. He’s an outstanding coach and a man of great character.

“We wish him and his family well in any of their future endeavors.”

Miles said that a search for Crowton’s replacement will begin immediately.

The LSU statement did not name the school, however, other news reports are claiming he is taking the Maryland coaching position.

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Ed Staton

Ed Staton is a former sports writer for the Times Picayune and New Orleans States Item.  He also served as the New Orleans Saints Information Director.  He has won 43 media awards in writing, design and photography.  

 

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