Report: NFL team expected to hire LSU staffer, former Tiger player
August Mangin is reportedly leaving his alma mater for an NFL opportunity.
AL.com’s Matt Zenitz reported Wednesday that Mangin is expected to be hired by the San Francisco 49ers.
Mangin spent the past two seasons on Ed Orgeron’s staff as an analyst. He spent the 2018 season at Alabama before returning to LSU in February 2019.
A former walk-on, Mangin played at LSU from 2005-09, helping the Tigers win the 2007 BCS National Championship as a fullback and special teams player. He later spent two seasons (2012-13) on LSU’s staff under Les Miles.
Mangin’s prior coaching experience also includes four seasons at Northwestern State (2014-17) working as defensive ends coach and special teams coordinator.