Ed Orgeron’s first full season as LSU’s head coach is off to a rocky start after his Tigers were upset by Troy 24-21 in Baton Rouge on Saturday.

LSU is 3-2, but they haven’t looked good on either side of the ball since the season-opening win against BYU. Orgeron hasn’t even been at LSU for a full season, and Tiger fan Chad McGehee decided to start a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to pay for Orgeron’s $12 million buyout.

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Here’s the description on the campaign’s page:

“The AD couldn’t do it, so it is up to us… save our program, help our state.

We have to remove Coach O and thanks to our AD, he has a huge buyout… time to take care of the cajun and protect LSU.

Tell Joe and Oeaux goodbye.”

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McGehee has only raised $230 of the $12 million he needs to pay for the buyout, so his efforts to “save LSU football” aren’t exactly off to a promising start.

Orgeron’s career isn’t off to a promising start either, but he deserves a little time since he wasn’t left with a quarterback from the Les Miles era.

This year is a lost cause, but Orgeron deserves at least another year to prove he’s the right man for the job. LSU fans probably aren’t interested in being patient, though.

(h/t SEC Country)

LSU’s frustrated fans have started a GoFundMe to fire Ed Orgeron Stacy Revere/Getty Images
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Cole Frederick is from a small town in Alabama, and he graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in journalism. He loves all sports - especially football and basketball - and quotes The Office frequently.
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