Following the epic showdown between Texas and LSU, Ed Orgeron made an interesting claim. The head coach of the Tigers said the Longhorns didn’t provide his locker room with air conditioning.
Considering how scorching the weather was in Texas on Saturday, it would be quite a disadvantage for LSU if its locker room wasn’t set at a comfortable temperature. It was roughly 100 degrees around kickoff.
Orgeron said that Louisiana Tech informed him about the lack of air conditioning in the visitor’s locker room when it faced Texas as well.
According to Horns247 of 247Sports, the Longhorns’ internal report shows that they provided the visiting team’s locker room with air conditioning.
Texas has two weeks before another home game, as it plays Oklahoma State on Sept. 21 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
Breaking: Texas internal report proved visitor locker room AC was on & working for #LSU. @ChipBrown247 has details, temperature readings, on the record statement from Chris Del Conte on his discussion with LA Tech debunking Ed Orgeron's claims & more. https://t.co/wwt6HTjSXc pic.twitter.com/H7UR26iedT
— Horns247 (@Horns247) September 12, 2019
LSU and Texas will meet again in 2020, but this time it’ll be at Baton Rouge.
Orgeron made sure from now that he’ll avoid any air conditioning controversy, saying “I’m sure we have a plan or two to make them as comfortable as they can possibly be.”
Additional details on this investigation should emerge in the coming days.