Nov 23, 2013; Boulder, CO, USA; Southern California Trojans interim head coach Ed Orgeron before the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field. The Trojans defeated the Buffaloes 47-29. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

College Football Rumors: CBS' Bruce Feldman shoots down Ed Orgeron to Alabama talk


Late Sunday night, the college football internet world nearly exploded when word began to spread that, in addition to former USC head coach Lane Kiffin, former Trojans interim head coach Ed Orgeron would be heading to Tuscaloosa to join the Alabama Crimson Tide staff as defensive line coach.

As fun as that indeed was to think about, one of the more trusted folks in the college football media world, CBS’ Bruce Feldman, says don’t hold your breath, more or less.


As opposed to Kiffin, who not many thought would be given a head coaching chance anywhere, anytime soon after what happened as USC, Orgeron proved with what he did this past season with the USC team he took over that he can absolutely be a head coach somewhere, and he still has the chance to grab that opportunity with a few openings that are still around.

Still, though, just imagining Coach O on the Alabama staff in our heads might be enough entertainment.

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  • Alabama Nation

    Orgeron was in Tuscaloosa yesterday. I doubt he was there to simply visit his old pal Kiffin.

  • Mary Waltman

    Sme of these Sports Analysts think they know everything there is to know about ALL college sports teams…..they need their 15 mins in the limelight………

  • Saban_Demint

    Yeah Jack, lets trust Bruce Feldman just days after he mis-reported the ‘top 5′ contract story on Doug Nessmier and the part about ‘Michigan hires him away from Alabama’.