The divorce is complete.
LSU and OC Matt Canada have officially reached an agreement to “mutually” separate. According to The Advocate, Canada will be paid $1.7M of the total $3.3M his contract buyout would owe him.
“I want to thank Matt for his contribution here at LSU and wish him and his family the best … We have mutually agreed to part ways and go in a different direction offensively but are always grateful for the time and effort Matt made here at LSU … I chose to go in a different direction in order to get where I believe we need to be as a program,” said Ed Orgeron in an official statement released from the school.
Who will replace Canada is still up in the air; however, Steve Ensminger remains a possibility although it will be not a popular option among the fan base. Canada and Orgeron have been rumored to have personality issues, but it does not matter anymore. Canada will depart after just one season.
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