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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron coaches in the first half between the Tigers and the Razorbacks, Saturday, November 23, 2019 at LSU's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La.

LSU coach Ed Orgeron took a moment in his Monday news conference to apologize for comments he made after the Tigers' 56-20 win last Saturday against Arkansas.

Following the game, Orgeron said there wasn't going "to be too much of a celebration" after beating the Razorbacks because "they haven't beaten anybody in a long time."

On Monday, Orgeron said he did not intend to "demean" the Razorbacks, who have not won a Southeastern Conference game since Oct. 28, 2017.

“There was a comment I made after the game and I want to apologize if it came out wrong to Arkansas,” Orgeron said. “I love them. I had a great time up there. I have some good friends up there.

“By no means was that to demean them, that was just the mood of our football team, and we have bigger goals down the road. So if I said something wrong, I apologize to them. I know those guys are some good guys up there. Really appreciate those guys.”

Arkansas (2-9, 0-7) fired coach Chad Morris before its game against LSU. Barry Lunney Jr. was named the interim and coached his first game against the Tigers last weekend.