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After years on West Coast, Johnson finds a good fit in the Bayou

Originally Published: October 3, 2008
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Odds are, none of the other 41 coaching changes this offseason caused a man to weep.

But LSU's naming Stanford coach Trent Johnson to replace John Brady and interim coach Butch Pierre did.

Collis Temple Jr., the first African-American player at LSU in 1971 -- a man who didn't play with another African-American player in his career and says he sent 15 to 20 Baton Rouge-area players, from Brandon Bass to Tyrus Thomas to Glen Davis to his two sons Collis ...

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