Remembering Bo Rein: The LSU Football Coach That Never Was

The LSU Tigers have hired 32 men as the head coach of their college football program, but one of them was never able to coach a single game.

Following the 1979 season, Robert Edward Rein — famously known as Bo Rein — was hired by LSU as the new head football coach to replace Charles McClendon.

However, a plane crash after a recruiting trip killed him and ended a tenure for the Tigers before it really ever started.

 

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