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Three-time Super Bowl champ, LSU legend expected to join Ed Orgeron’s staff Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 07: Former New England Patriots players Kevin Faulk, Matt Light and Deion Branch pose with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft (C) and Julian Edelman #11 (R) to display the Patriots' five Vince Lombardi Trophies prior to the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium on September 7, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Kevin Faulk experienced big-time success in the NFL, to the tune of three Super Bowl victories as a key member of the New England Patriots. Before that, though, he was a transcendent player for the LSU Tigers and, in a throwback, it appears that Faulk will once again be directly associated with the program in Baton Rouge.

Ross Dellenger of The Advocate brings word that Faulk is “in the process of joining the program’s support staff” and that the move will be finalized soon pending approval from the SEC. That should be a simple formality considering Faulk would not be a member of the ten-man coaching staff but rather a “player development” aide with the program.

Faulk would be a nice get for Ed Orgeron and company, as he is a prominent former player with real cache. At the age of 41, he has been employed as an assistant coach at the high school level but Faulk, as the program’s all-time leading rusher, would bring a great deal of gravitas to the table.

It remains to be seen as to how when this will be final and how much impact Faulk can truly have in a secondary role. Still, it is an interesting marriage and one to follow in the future.

Rowland is a lifelong Atlanta sports fan that also grew up in a Michigan Wolverines household. He previously worked with FanSided, SB Nation and UPROXX sports and covers college football for FanBuzz.
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