Ed Orgeron is a Ryan Nielsen guy, and vice versa. So now that Nielsen has been lured from the Saints to be the new defensive coordinator in Atlanta, it’s not much of a leap to suggest he’d want to hire the former LSU national-champ coach. Orgeron and Nielsen have a deep connection. Nielsen played for Coach O at USC and coached on Orgeron’s staff at Ole Miss. Orgeron once tried to bring Nielsen from the Saints to LSU. And now that Nielsen is here? Logic says the new coordinator might try to return the favor.
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