Ever since Ed Orgeron has taken over the USC Trojans football team, they’ve looked like a different group of young men. Vastly different than when Lane Kiffin was running the show, that’s for sure.
In Orgeron’s short time at the helm so far, the Trojans are 3-1, including their latest victory, a 31-14 dismantling of the previously top-25 ranked Oregon State Beavers on national television.
Yes, a different team they are indeed. The players seem a lot more comfortable and seem a lot looser on the field. Relaxation can sometimes do wonders for a football team in some cases.
That’s what many believed was missing when Kiffin was around. The popular opinion from most USC insiders was that the players really didn’t care for their former head coach, which really doesn’t come as much of a shock, seeing as the entire United States seemed to be against Kiffin.
The USC players love Orgeron, though. There’s no denying that.
Maybe, that’s because he does things like surprise them with some delicious In-N-Out burgers while they’re preparing during the week. Just watch their reaction: