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Dave Aranda Given 14-1 Odds to be Next LSU Football Coach

Dave Aranda Given 14-1 Odds to be Next LSU Football Coach

LSU will have a new head coach next season after reaching an agreement with Ed Orgeron to move on after the season. That means there will be plenty of discussions about who will land the coveted job. One of the potential options is Baylor head coach Dave Aranda.

BetOnline has Aranda with 14-1 odds to land the job. Here is the full list of favorites:

Next LSU Full-Time Head Coach

Lane Kiffin5/2
Luke Fickell11/2
Billy Napier7/1
Jimbo Fisher15/2
Billy O’Brien17/2
Mark Stoops17/2
Bob Stoops9/1
James Franklin19/2
Joe Brady10/1
Mel Tucker12/1
Dave Aranda14/1
Urban Meyer14/1
Jon Gruden100/1

Aranda has the Bears off to a 6-1 start this year after finishing 2-7 last season. The Bears have also cracked the AP Top 25 twice this season, including on Sunday, after steamrolling the BYU Cougars at home.

While Aranda has been linked as a potential candidate, there are reports that LSU is not interested in hiring their former defensive coordinator for the job, with their sights set on more accomplished coaches like Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher.

Aranda spent four seasons as associate head coach and defensive coordinator at LSU from 2016-2019, which included a 2020 National Championship and a 2019 SEC Championship.

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