Ed Orgeron reveals what led to ‘gritty’ nature: ‘They had me in a shrimp shed shoveling shrimp’

LSU coach Ed Orgeron is known for his grit and toughness. After hearing about more of his upbringing, it’s easy to see why.

“My parents always worked,” Orgeron said. “Every day my mom would get up at 4 o’clock in the morning. Cook breakfast. Clean the house. Have three meals on the table. And same with my father.“

“And then in the summer they’d put me in a shrimp shed shoveling shrimp. And it was gritty. But I learned it. I learned the responsibility. I learned accountability and it made me a better person.” 

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