Matt
Canada
Offensive Coordinator

Career


  • Named LSU's Offensive Coordinator on Dec. 14, 2016 by Ed Orgeron
  • comes to LSU with 25-years of coaching experience with stops at North Carolina State (2013-15), Wisconsin (2012), North Illinois (1998-2003; 2011) and Indiana (2004-10).
  • Spent the 2016 season at Pittsburgh, where he guded a Panther offense that ranked #10 in the nation in scoring and averaged 447.5 total yards per game
  • At Pitt, his 2016 offense scored 76 points in a win over Syracuse to cap the regular season and the Panthers also beat Big 10 champion Penn State, 42-39, and topped second-ranked Clemson, 43-42.
  • Was the only offensive finalist for the 2016 Broyles Award as the nation's top assistant coach
  • helped develop quarterback Jacoby Brissett into a third round NFL Draft pick and won back-to-back bowl games during tenure with North Carolina State
  • Served an integral role in leading Wisconsin to the 2012 Big Ten championship and earning a trip to the Rose Bowl
  • Canada broke into coaching as a student-assistant at Indiana, later serving as a graduate assistant for the Hoosiers from 1994-1995

Personal


  • From New Palestine, Indiana and has one daughter, Tori, and a son, Chris
  • Earned his B.A. in Business (1993) and M.A. in Sports Administration (1995) at Indiana University.

Experience


1995
Indiana
Graduate Assistant
1996
Butler
Quarterbacks./WR
1997
Butler
Offensive Coord.
1998–2000
Northern Illinois
Running Backs
2001–2002
Northern Illinois
Quarterbacks
2003
Northern Illinois
Offensive Coord.
2004-2006
Indiana
Quarterbacks
2007–2010
Indiana
Offensive Coord.
2011
Northern Illinois
Offensive Coord.
2012
Wisconsin
Offensive Coord.
2013–2015
NC State
Offensive Coord.
2016
Pitt
Offensive Coord.
2017–present
LSU
Offensive Coord.

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