Football coach who took over at Louisiana State University in 2005 after previously coaching Oklahoma State.
He was a star football player in addition to playing baseball and wrestling.
In his first two seasons coaching at Oklahoma State, the team upset arch-rival and top-five team Oklahoma.
Has a daughter, Kathryn, with wife Kathy.
He won the 2011 College Football Coach of the Year Award; Joe Paterno had won the same award six years earlier.