TJ Bruce in mid-speech during his welcome celebration at Long Beach State.


Sorenson: TJ Bruce brings his sizable energy to Long Beach State

Coaches Corner

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The prodigal son returns. Oh sure, he took a rather circuitous route—even a few unexpected pit stops. But now, he is back. Back in Black, as the oft-played AC/DC song over the Blair Field P.A. says. 

On Friday afternoon, new Long Beach State head coach TJ Bruce had his welcome celebration at the venerable old stadium in front of an enthusiastic group of fans, alumni, players, and ex-coaches. Bruce said all the expected things from a new coach, including his plans to bring the Dirtbag program back to glory and to be a major player in[…]