LSU dropped its bombshell hire of Kim Mulkey on Sunday afternoon, and it didn't take long for the reaction to start churning across social media.
The hall-of-fame coach is leaving Baylor after 21 dominant seasons that included three national championships and is returning home to her native Louisiana.
Scroll below for some of the best reaction from the hire, starting with:
Hardest secret I’ve ever had to keep in my life... GEAUX TIGERS!!! https://t.co/Wfn9rhqwR3— Kramer Robertson (@KramerR3) April 25, 2021
"I've been wanting this for a long time. It's home for her. And it feels like home for me after being in college there for four years."— Jacques Doucet (@JacquesDoucet) April 25, 2021
Former @LSUbaseball star @KramerR3 reacts to the huge hire of his mother Kim Mulkey by @LSUwbkb.
"I've known for a few days now." @WAFB #LSU pic.twitter.com/zibYjbeNGV
Heart Flutters!!!!! 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 https://t.co/BKwJjZFvjg— Marcus Spears (@mspears96) April 25, 2021
Wondering the last time a college coach of this level of accomplishment (3 NCAA titles, top 5 program) in any sport went directly from one school to another? https://t.co/11fPUbW52x— Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) April 25, 2021
By the way, here are some of LSU AD Scott Woodward hires through the years (he was at Texas A&M and Washington before LSU):— Aaron Torres (@Aaron_Torres) April 25, 2021
Kim Mulkey (LSU)
Jimbo Fisher (Texas A&M)
Buzz Williams (Texas A&M)
Chris Petersen (Washington)
NOT. BAD. AT. ALL. https://t.co/Aw36xc2oNM
IT HAPPENED!!!!— Madeline Adams (@MadelineAdamsTV) April 25, 2021
A blockbuster hire by LSU! https://t.co/XntZY6Etk2
Baylor & Kim Mulkey were two parts of a tandem I expected to last forever. Damn. Sometimes great things just...end. https://t.co/d2P9UTtrNZ— Tyler Bouldin (@tylerbouldin) April 25, 2021
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