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Nov 23, 2013; Boulder, CO, USA; Southern California Trojans interim head coach Ed Orgeron congratulates offensive tackle Chad Wheeler (72) and quarterback Cody Kessler (6) and guard John Martinez (59) and and offensive tackle Kevin Graf (77) after a touchdown drive in the second quarter against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Ed Orgeron after Wake Forest job, not FAU

After the USC Trojans decided to hire Washington Huskies’ head coach Steve Sarkisian to the same job Monday, interim head coach Ed Orgeron decided to submit his resignation letter. According to a report, Orgeron was “outraged” that he was not named the Trojans’ head coach after leading the team to a 6-2 record following the firing of Lane Kiffin.

Another report surfaced claiming that Orgeron had applied to be the head coach at Florida Atlantic, but Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports reports there is “no truth” to that report. 

According to Inside USC, Orgeron had an “emotional meeting” with the Trojans and is now applying for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons’ job, which just opened. Veteran coach Jim Grobe announced his resignation on Monday after leading the team to five bowl appearances and an ACC Championship in 13 seasons.


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