Grading Brian Kelly’s First Season at LSU

After a full year at LSU and a solid ten-win season, how do the fans view Brian Kellly and the job he has done in Baton Rouge? Patreon: https://www.patreon... — Read on m.youtube.com/watch

LSU Football History: Comparing Brian Kelly to other 1st-year coaches

LSU’s Brian Kelly wasn’t the only first-year head coach to find success in 2022. Sonny Dykes led TCU to a national title appearance. Out west, Lincoln Riley and USC fell one-win short of a playoff berth, while Dan Lanning and Kalen DeBoer had their schools competing for a Pac-12 title. — Read on lsutigerswire.usatoday.com/lists/lsu-football-history-brian-kelly-first-year-head-coaches/

College football coaching grades: Brian Kelly, Dan Lanning, Dabo Swinney, Jim Harbaugh get rated

You would definitely call them ahead of schedule. No. 1 by the way, the No. 1 portal class in the country right now after being No. 3 a cycle ago. Everything’s pointing up. Every single thing is pointing up. Walker Howard left recently. In years past, a quarterback prospect of that caliber leaving would make …

LSU overpaid Brian Kelly by $1 million in 2022, state legislative auditor finds

Brian Kelly is one of college football's highest-paid coaches coming off 10 wins to cap his first season at LSU, but the Tigers actually overpaid for his services according to a report released this week by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office. The audit indicated LSU began making payments to Kelly in May, but continued sending …

Brian Kelly reveals what will stand out about his first year at LSU

Brian Kelly had a fascinating first season at LSU, filled with fake accents and amazing victories throughout. Many doubted Kelly’s ability to connect with the Tigers culture, but a victory over Nick Saban and a dominating victory in the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl have LSU’s future bright as ever. Speaking with the media after taking care …

LSU’s Future Under Brian Kelly Deemed ‘Scary’ After Citrus Bowl Rout over Purdue

LSU wrapped up Brian Kelly's first season as head coach in dominant fashion with a 63-7 victory over Purdue in the Citrus Bowl on Monday. Despite some rough moments during the season, LSU finished with a 10-4 record. Its highlight win was a 32-31 triumph over Alabama on Nov. 5. It was just the second …

Brian Kelly addresses LSU’s QB situation entering 2023, including transfer portal potential

Brian Kelly faces a good problem at LSU heading into the 2023 season. He simply has too many good quarterbacks on his roster. Jayden Daniels, the starter in 2022, will return to Baton Rouge after guiding the Tigers to 10 wins this year. — Read on http://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/lsu-football/brian-kelly-addresses-lsus-qb-situation-entering-2023-including-transfer-portal-potential/

Brian Kelly says no issues with LSU staff amid social media rumors

Contrary to internet rumors, no members of Brian Kelly’s staff appear to be on their way out because of off-field conduct, according to the head coach. After LSU’s Citrus Bowl win over Purdue, Kelly was asked about rumors circulating on social media that involve members of the Tiger football staff. Kelly said no assistant coaches …

Brian Kelly on value of bowl games for departing players: Some things are more important than trying to work on your 40 time

Brian Kelly’s LSU squad is gearing up to play Purdue in the Citrus Bowl Monday. Sunday, Kelly was asked for his thoughts on the importance of bowl games that aren’t tied to the national championship. Kelly’s message to players is that good game film goes further than numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine like the …

LSU Football: A Review of Brian Kelly’s First Season

Brian Kelly arrived in Baton Rouge in December 2021, tasked with revitalizing a plummeting LSU program. In the two previous seasons, the Tigers finished with records of 5-5 and 6-7. Those two years of mediocrity stood out in stark contrast to the results from 2000 through 2019: 20 consecutive campaigns with at least eight wins …

Tiger of the Year: LSU football coach Brian Kelly proves he’s right choice after leading Tigers to SEC West crown in first year

One year and a few days after Brian Keith Kelly shocked much of the college football world by fleeing the hallowed halls of Notre Dame for LSU – ‘a football move’ he said gave him a chance to compete in the best conference in the nation week and week out, it also afforded him what …

Kelly hopes to become third coach in LSU history with 10 wins in Year 1

When No. 15 LSU (9-4) and Purdue (8-5) kick it off Monday, January 2 in the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl, it will mark the first meeting between the Tigers and Boilermakers on the gridiron. Rain is not currently in the forecast for Orlando’s Camping World Stadium that is not enclosed, and the temperature is expected to …

Brian Kelly sold recruits on LSU vision, not a ‘used car’

Brian Kelly's first season at the helm of LSU football was a resounding success by virtually all standards, but the recruiting question still loomed. That 2022 roster was a group of Ed Orgeron-era holdovers and bolstered largely by transfer portal additions. It also featured true freshmen (Harold Perkins, Will Campbell and Emory Jones) starting at …

LSU’s Brian Kelly reveals challenges of NIL, transfer portal, talks successful first year with the Tigers

LSU coach Brian Kelly joked on The Paul Finebaum Show that he finally found his office. The light-hearted sentiment aimed to shed the light on what the whirlwind of being a first-year head coach can look like. With the mix of NIL, the transfer portal window and college football’s Early Signing Period that began Wednesday, …

Can a Yankee like Brian Kelly recruit the South? You’re damned right he can

A year ago, then-new LSU head football coach Brian Kelly had less than two weeks on the job before the early signing period. It was like speed dating as he signed 13 freshmen in the early signing period. In the February “late” signing day, he signed two more freshmen including flipping Texas A&M linebacker commit …