According to a report of The Times-Picayune, former Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will become LSU’s new offensive coordinator. Cameron and Miles worked together for seven years at Michigan from 1987 to 1993.
Cameron used to be the head coach at Indiana from 1997 to 2001 and compiled a record of 18-37, as well as 2007 with the Miami Dolphins, but he’s been an offensive coordinator for 10 years in the NFL for two different teams in San Diego and Baltimore. Cameron hasn’t coached in college since 2001, the last year he coached the Hoosiers.
Cameron was the Baltimore Raves’ coordinator since 2008 to week 14 of the 2012 season, when John Harbaugh fired him and replaced him with Jim Caldwell.
LSU needed a change in offensive philosophy, overall direction and coordinator after last season’s underwhelming offensive season. Current coordinator Greg Studrawa will likely go back to coaching the offensive line solely, and Cameron and current quarterback coach Steve Kragthorpe will have to work together in developing quarterback Zach Mettenberger, if Kragthorpe continues coaching. He could move to an administrative role.
LSU finished ranked 10th in the SEC in total offense and 11th in passing offense.
The deal hasn’t been finalized and no official announcement has been made by the university. You can view Cameron’s coaching history here.
Cam Cameron is LSU’s new OC, a source just confirmed to CBS. Cameron and Miles have been tight for years.
— Bruce Feldman (@BFeldmanCBS) February 8, 2013
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