By: Terrill J. Weil
Da Boot Sports!
BATON ROUGE, LA: Source have reported that LSU AD Scott Woodward has hired Arizona's Jay Johnson to be their next head baseball coach.
Johnson has been the head man at Arizona for the past six seasons and has advanced to the College World Series twice, once in 2016 (Finishing the CWS runner-up), then this season where they went 0-2 losing to Vanderbilt 7-6, then eliminated by Stanford 14-5.
Johnson's record at Arizona was 208-114 overall while going 82-67 in the Pac-12. His career head coaching record stands at 316-172. Before ending up at Arizona, Johnson was head coach at Nevada for two seasons, after a single year as the head man at Point Loma Nazarene.
More to come as further details become released by the LSU Athletic Department...
Not my personal choice, but I believe in Scott Woodward and I'm sure Coach Johnson will do an outstanding job....
Welcome to Baton Rouge Coach Johnson! You will love it here in Cajun Country.....