BATON ROUGE, La. (NBC Local 33)(Fox 44) – A well-known actor and former professional wrestler reflects on his connections to LSU Head Football Coach Ed Orgeron and the type of guy he is.
In a Twitter post, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson said Coach O was his defensive line coach and mentor at the University of Miami, teaching him lessons he now understands years later
Hype video for tonight’s NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME. What many don’t know is @LSUfootball’s head coach @Coach_EdOrgeron was my defensive line coach and early mentor at University of Miami 🙌🏾— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) January 13, 2020
He taught me a lot – lessons that I’d finally understand years later as a man. #LetsGeaux pic.twitter.com/17TUioC8wK
Johnson’s post is part of a retweet of LSU Football’s latest hype video in which he’s the narrator.
In the video, he says “I Remember Rock Bottom, that’s why I know where I’m going.”
The video was released Monday in anticipation of the College Football National Championship Game in New Orleans Monday night.
You can also watch that hype video here.