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 🙌🏾
He taught me a lot – lessons that I’d finally understand years later as a man. #LetsGeaux pic.twitter.com/17TUioC8wK
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) January 13, 2020
NEW ORLEANS – In addition to narrating the hype video for the National Championship Game, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has given LSU coach Ed Ogeron a very special shout out.
In a tweet published this morning, Johnson called Coach O an “early mentor” who helped shape his approach to life.
“What many don’t know is @LSUfootball’s head coach @Coach_EdOrgeron was my defensive line coach and early mentor at University of Miami,” Johnson wrote. “He taught me a lot – lessons that I’d finally understand years later as a man.”
In the hype video, Johnson gives a stirring and powerful voice over connecting “rock bottom” in the past to the fuel that fires championship drives.
I Remember Rock Bottom
That’s Why I Know Where I’m Going… So Let’s GEAUX pic.twitter.com/qkBpXpp15q
— LSU Football (@LSUfootball) January 13, 2020
The LSU Tigers will take on Clemson tonight in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Stay tuned to WGNO for complete coverage, including a special LSU presentation of News With a Twist at 6:30 p.m.