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Coach O's crash course

Despite all of his experience, Ed Orgeron had never coached a 5-2 -- until now

Updated: April 24, 2013, 2:54 PM ET
By Greg Katz | WeAreSC

LOS ANGELES -- Counting this spring, USC Trojans legendary defensive line coach Ed Orgeron has spent 27 years teaching collegiate and professional players how to play football, mostly along the defensive line.

In those 27 years of coaching, you'd think Orgeron had seen it all, done it all and understood it all when it comes to defenses. Well, the old saying that "you can't teach an old dog new tricks" doesn't apply to Ed Orgeron.


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