LSU Football Coaching Clinic to feature Hall of Fame running back Marcus Allen

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BATON ROUGE – Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Allen will serve as the headline speaker at this year’s LSU Football Coaching Clinic which will be held on March 12-13 on the LSU campus.

The LSU Football Coaching Clinic will take place in the South Stadium Club at Tiger Stadium. Registration for the clinic can be done online at www.LSUsports.net/coachesclinic. The fee for the clinic is $70, which includes a barbeque social on Thursday night followed by a crawfish boil on Friday evening. Breakfast and lunch will also be served on Friday.

Allen, who is one of the most decorated players in football history, was named to the Pro Bowl six times during his NFL career. He was MVP of the NFL in 1985 after leading the league in rushing that year.

Allen was named MVP of Super Bowl XVII after rushing for 191 yards and scoring two TDs in the Raiders’ 38-9 win over the Washington Redskins. Allen retired from the NFL following the 1997 season after he amassed 12,243 rushing yards and 74 touchdowns.

Allen, who rushed for over 4,600 yards during his four years at Southern Cal, was named the winner of the Heisman Trophy in 1981 after he rushed for 2,342 yards and 22 touchdowns for the Trojans.

Other highlights of the clinic include presentations from College Football Hall of Fame coach John Robinson, who is currently the on the LSU coaching staff as senior consultation to head coach Ed Orgeron, along with LSU defensive coordinator Bo Pelini.

The LSU Football Coaches Clinic will give participants an opportunity to see the Tigers practice on Thursday, March 12 and then watch LSU scrimmage on Saturday, March 14.

For more information about this year’s event, call the LSU Football Office at 225.578.1151 or visit www.LSUsports.net/coachesclinic.

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