Ed Orgeron is bringing a Hall of Famer on staff, according to a report this morning.
Bruce Feldman tweeted news earlier that former USC, UNLV, and LA Rams head John Robinson is joining the Tigers staff as a special consultant to Orgeron.
Robinson, who was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009, was the head coach at USC during two stints, spanning form 1976-1982, and then again from 1993-1997. In 1983 he left to be the head coach of the LA Rams before returning for that second stint with the Trojans where he went 104-35-4 overall, including four of his four Rose Bowl appearances and winning 7 of his 8 post-season bowl games overall.
Of course, Orgeron has USC ties as well, working first with the Trojans in 1998 as associate head coach / defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator just after Robinson's second tenure leading the program ended. He spent 2010-2013 on staff as well, first as defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator before taking over as the interim head coach following the dismissal of Steve Sarkisian.
From 1999-2004, Robinson led the UNLV program, and also served as athletic director for the Runnin' Rebels from 2002-2003.
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