When Ed Orgeron employed Jake Peetz to function LSU soccer‘s offensive coordinator, the concept was that Peetz would deliver the Joe Brady fashion of offense again to Baton Rouge.
Peetz labored beneath Brady this previous season with the Carolina Panthers. Brady served because the Panthers’ offensive coordinator and Peetz was his quarterbacks coach.
(Orgeron additionally employed Panthers offensive assistant DJ Mangas because the Tigers’ passing sport coordinator. Mangas beforehand labored at LSU as an analyst.)
Peetz is anticipated to have a huge impact on the Tigers’ offense in 2021. Whereas the offense wasn’t horrible final season (No. 39 scoring offense within the nation at 32.0 factors per sport), it wasn’t almost as efficient because the Brady-led offense in 2019.
It’s unlikely that the success of the 2019 season will ever be replicated. However the hope is that Peetz can not less than get the Tigers near that degree of offensive output.
Bettering the offense isn’t the one factor that Peetz is bringing to LSU. He’s additionally proving to be a serious asset to the Tigers on the recruiting path.
Key LSU soccer recruiting goal reacts to Jake Peetz
LSU’s prime 2023 recruiting goal is undoubtedly five-star quarterback Arch Manning.
The Tigers, nonetheless, can’t put all their eggs in a single basket. There’s no assure that Manning will land at LSU.
That’s why the Tigers are additionally pursuing different elite 2023 quarterbacks.
A kind of quarterbacks is Cameron Edge, a four-star quarterback from Delaware who’s rated by 247Sports because the No. 8 quarterback within the nation.
Edge not too long ago visited LSU and he was extraordinarily impressed by Peetz.
“I liked every thing about Coach Peetz’s teaching fashion and his teaching factors,” mentioned Edge this week to 247Sports. “His teaching fashion is equivalent to my coordinator right here at Smyrna Excessive.”
Edge liked his go to to LSU on the whole, and it probably had lots to do with Peetz.
“I had excessive expectations for it, and the go to blew these via the roof,” defined Edge. “I had plenty of enjoyable.”
Edge mentioned he’s planning to get to a sport at LSU this fall.
Peetz nonetheless has lots to show because the Tigers’ offensive coordinator. However thus far, he’s paying dividends. LSU ought to be a much-improved crew in 2021 and Peetz will probably be a giant purpose why.