LSU hires Ensminger to coach TEs

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU has hired former Tigers quarterback
Steve Ensminger as its new tight ends coach.

Ensminger, a Baton Rouge native, played for LSU from 1976-79. He
threw for 2,770 yards and 16 touchdowns during his career with the
Tigers. He fills a vacancy left by Don Yanowsky, who is now with

Ensminger began his coaching career as an assistant at Nicholls
State in 1982, followed by stops at McNeese State and Louisiana

Ensminger also has had stints in the Southeastern Conference as
an assistant at Georgia (1991-93) and Auburn (2003-2008).

LSU head coach Les Miles says Ensminger's lengthy experience as
an offensive coach and his coaching experience in the SEC made him
the right fit for the Tigers.

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