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Sport: Report Suggests Lincoln Riley Leaving for LSU ‘Not Gonna Happen’

LSU football message boards convinced Lincoln Riley is leaving Oklahoma for Tigers

  LSU football message boards convinced Lincoln Riley is leaving Oklahoma for Tigers LSU football is looking for a new head coach and a wild message board 'report' has Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma to take over from Ed Orgeron. With one game left in the regular season against rival Texas A&M, LSU football is preparing to close the book on Ed Orgeron as their he ad coach and, as such, the coaching carousel is whirling around in Baton Rouge. There are numerous big names that have been connected to the Tigers job, not limited to Jimbo Fisher at A&M, James Franklin at Penn State, and several others. However, an LSU message board "report" might take the cake in terms of the program replacing Orgeron.

Reports swirled on Tuesday that Jason Garrett said his good byes and had his meeting with the Joneses, so what is left to do? Why the prolonged wait? And if Riley is leaving Oklahoma, where could he possibly be going? Perhaps the one place that the world has been connecting him to for over a year now in the Dallas Cowboys? Of course, Vandagriff could have de-committed from OU for any number of reasons. The Sooners have another incredible quarterback in Spencer Rattler that is expected to be their starter in 2020.

If Lincoln Riley leaves , he'd likely be getting a ridiculous contract like Gruden got. I think Browns will be the best open NFL job this year (what strange days we live in), and probably a better gig than a lot of jobs some coaches hold onto barely. But I also put the chance at zero for Riley leaving .

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The head coach reaffirmed Tuesday he's committed to Oklahoma, but rumors continue to surface.

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Rumors continue to persist across the college football sphere about who will take over LSU's head coaching job after it was announced Ed Orgeron will not return for 2022, and Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley's name continues to surface.

The Athletic's Bruce Feldman tweeted that there's been "lots of chatter" about the head coach leaving the Sooners, but he's heard "that is not gonna happen." This aligns with Riley's comments from earlier this week.

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Lincoln Riley guided Oklahoma to College Football Playoff appearances each season from 2017-19, and he's won Big 12 titles in each of his four campaigns in charge of the program. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports. Recently, 247Sports national recruiting analyst Cooper Petagna (h/t Brad Crawford) mentioned Oklahoma Sooners coach Lincoln Riley and Jimbo Fisher of the Texas A&M Aggies as potential candidates for the LSU job. Both have attempted to pour cold water over such rumors this week.

Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley made it clear on Tuesday that he wants to remain in Norman coaching the Sooners instead of taking his talents to Baton Rouge. Riley , in his fifth year as the Sooners head coach, was r umored as a name of interest to be LSU 's next football coach as Ed Orgeron will not return for the 2022 football season as the Tigers head coach. “I coach at the University of Oklahoma," Riley said. "You know how I feel about this place [Oklahoma] and this program. We’ve all been down this road many times before.

“I coach at the University of Oklahoma," Riley said on Tuesday, per ESPN. "You know how I feel about this place [Oklahoma] and this program. We’ve all been down this road many times before. You guys know where I stand and that hasn’t changed."

The 38-year-old agreed to a six-year, $45.2 million contract with the Sooners in 2020. Riley originally took over the program as its head coach in 2017, and since then, they've tallied a 54–9 record and have reached the College Football Playoff four times.

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Video: Lincoln Riley Explains Why He Left Oklahoma for USC .
Riley shared why he is ready to resurrect a Trojans' program full of energy and passion. View the original article to see embedded media.Before incoming USC football coach Lincoln Riley jetted from the Great Plains of Norman, Oklahoma to the sunny skies of Los Angeles, he made sure that he met face-to face to tell his players of his new job.In an interview with Scott Van Pelt on ESPN's SportsCenter, Riley said that it was a tough decision to leave a Sooners program that went 55–10 in five seasons under his leadership.

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