On the first day Ed Orgeron became interim head coach of the USC football team, another coach, a former USC coach who had some success at the school, asked Orgeron if he wanted to chat and perhaps listen to some advice.
Orgeron looked at John Robinson — 78 years old, with eyes as clear as the sky after Santa Ana winds and a back as straight as a ruler — and told him, "Of course."
FOR THE RECORD:
John Robinson: An article about former USC football coach John Robinson in the Oct. 13 Sports section said that Robinson and former NFL coach John Madden attended Junipero Serra High School in Northern California. Madden attended...