When this announcement was made, it introduced more questions than answers. Why is he leaving Stanford for LSU, a move most would consider a downgrade? What does he bring to the table? Is he a recruiter? Is he a motivator? Is he an X's and O's guy?
Some of these questions began to be answered by reading former Stanford great Mark Madsen's blog. Of course, I try to read Madsen's blog every day, if only to find out if he's going to be in any dance-offs soon.
Madsen says of Trent Johnson: