Craig Steltz talks the hiring of Bo Pelini at LSU

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Former LSU and NFL safety Craig Steltz joins Matt in hour three to talk the hiring of Bo Pelini as LSU’s new defensive coordinator. Steltz gives his intial reaction to Pelini returning to coach the Tigers.

“I’m excited,” Steltz said. “I’m excited for the guys, for him to come back.”

This has been the consensus for all of Pelini’s former players. Why is there so much excitement?

“Just his passion for the game. He loves the game. You could see it in the way he prepared every week,” Steltz said. “It trickles down to the players. I loved playing for him in my time at LSU.”

Steltz talks some of the things that Pelini brings to the defense.

“A couple things. He does a great job in understanding the strengths and weaknesses of his players,” Steltz said. “He has a tremendous football mind also.”

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