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LSU Coach Ed Orgeron speaks fluent Spanish

Water Ridge, Tx.- LSU head coach Ed Orgeron is known for his unique Cajun growl of a voice, however the flamboyant LSU head coach shocked everybody earlier this year on a recruiting visit to 4 Star OL Chase Snachez  in Water Ridge, Texas. During an in-home visit with the family, Orgeron spoke in Spanish to Snachez’s Grandmother (Maria) for over three hours. He even slowed danced to some old Spanish songs with Mrs. Snachez. The elder Snachez is limited in her English.

He was later asked about his Spanish speaking ability. Coach O said “It’s not really a big deal to me, I’ve been speaking Spanish since High School when I became friends with a Spanish kid who worked at a Mexican restaurant that I liked to eat at. I fell in love with the language and went on to take classes in College and even studied Spanish Translation and dance while I coached at The University of Miami. All of my family and close friends know Spanish is my second language,and I also enjoy dancing to Spanish loves songs. None of this has ever come up publicly until now. “ir  tigre” Said Orgeron.

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