Joe Brady sends heartfelt, classy gesture to LSU faithful
Joe Brady has had a whirlwind week, but at the end of it, he made sure to send out a nice gesture to the LSU faithful.
The former passing game coordinator at LSU, who helped the Tigers win a national championship, has landed a job as offensive coordinator with the Carolina Panthers in one of the more dramatic assistant coach promotions in recent memory.
“Louisiana, Thank You,” he wrote on Twitter. “Once a Tiger, Always a Tiger.”
The 30-year-old Brady, who is the youngest active offensive coordinator in the NFL, just finished his first and only season as passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach at LSU. He won the Broyles Award, given annually to the top assistant coach in college football.
Brady is largely credited for taking Heisman-winning QB Joe Burrow’s game to another level in 2019. .
LSU finished the season with college football’s top-ranked offense, averaging 568.5 yards per game and 48.4 points per game. The Tigers finished second in passing offense with 401.6 passing yards per game while Burrow, who completed 76.3 percent of his passes to lead the nation, set a new FBS single-season record with 60 passing touchdowns while his 65 total touchdowns responsible for are also an FBS record.
Burrow’s 5,671 passing yards tied for third all-time in a single season.
— Joe Brady (@CoachJoeBrady) January 19, 2020