"I'm ready to do whatever coach wants me to do," said Johnson, who was 276-264 as a head coach, including 80-48 at Stanford. "I've known coach a long, long time, but nothing surprises me because his maturity when he was 18 and I was 30 was so impressive. ... My role is to give him advice where he needs it."
"I seem to have gone from the best conference, to the best conference to the best conference," he said. "It's fun, it's exciting and it's great that TCU is a part of that. That's where it should be, and where it once was in the Southwest Conference."