LSU Did Not Have A/C In Locker Room During Texas Game
Coach Ed Orgeron confirmed that the LSU football team did not have A/C in the visitor's locker room during their game against Texas.
Coach O confirmed to media the A/C issue during a press conference on Monday (9/9). He said he called Texas' week 1 opponent, Louisiana Tech, before the game and had his team bring extra fans in anticipation.
Official stats put the temperature at the game at 98 degrees.
Here's what Coach O had to say:
"First of all, I called Louisiana Tech, and they told us about it," Orgeron said Monday. "So we did some things in the dressing room that were better. It wasn't great, but it was better. At least we had air in there. They didn't have air. We had some blowers in there. I don't think that caused as much as going out there and having to play 93 plays on defense. I think that had a lot to do with it."
During LSU's win Saturday, many defensive players suffered cramps. Later in the game, Texas fans could be heard booing injuries, perhaps thinking that they were faked to slow down Texas' play.