After a highly decorated career as first an athlete and then an assistant at LSU, Elliott said the next logical step in his coaching career was to assume a head position.
"I really wanted to be a head coach," he said. "I consider this leaving home for the first time. Half of my life was spent in Baton Rouge, but it (a head coach position) was in the making after I assumed the assistant head coach position."
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