Steve Sarkisian wants Ed Orgeron to coach with him

12/23/13 in NCAAF   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

Nov 23, 2013; Boulder, CO, USA; Southern California Trojans interim head coach Ed Orgeron reacts following the win over the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field. The Trojans defeated the Buffaloes 47-29. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY SportsIn a weird turn of events, it seems like USC football’s head coach Steve Sarkisian wants former interim coach Ed Orgeron to be a part of his staff.

Why is this happening? Because one of Sark’s previous coaches at Washington, Tosh Lupoi, is under investigation for paying for a recruit’s tutoring and online classes. Obviously USC wants to stay as far away from trouble as possible.

Sark talked about pursuing Orgeron, saying:

"I am going to pursue Ed here one more time. I thought about him again after the game on the ride home. I think when emotions get settled down, and I know that was an emotional time for Ed and not getting named the head coach when he thought he should have been deservedly so, I would have felt the same way. When the emotions settle down, Ed's a great Trojan and he's meant a lot to the Trojan family and if we can have that opportunity for him to be part of this football program and be here with us, we'd love to have him."

Tosh’s job at Washington, the defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator, is exactly what Orgeron did at USC before he temporarily became the head coach.

No word on if Coach O has any interest, especially after the way he was essentially fired when the school hired Sark.

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