Ed Oregon and LSU separating less than 2 years after winning a national championship was not a huge surprise for college football fans and media. But the timing to come on Sunday morning after being worked out in recent days was a surprise to many across college football.

After a 5-5 record in 2020, the Tigers are 4-3 in 2021, but as reports suggest, the agreement was worked out before the Florida game, so even beating the Gators didn’t change the story of his future after all.

Here is a sampling of the reaction from fans and media: