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Encyclopedia > 2006 USC Trojans football team
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2006 University of Southern California Trojans football
Pac-10 Conference Champions
Rose Bowl, v. Michigan
Conference Pac-10
Ranking
Coaches #7
AP #8
2006 Record 11-2 (7-2 Pac-10)
Head Coach Pete Carroll
Offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin/Steve Sarkisian
Offensive Scheme Pro Style
Defensive Coordinator Nick Holt
Base Defense 4-3
Home Stadium Los Angeles Coliseum (c. 92,000, grass)
Previous Season Next Season
2005 2007

The 2006 USC Trojans football team will represent the University of Southern California in the 2006 college football season The team is coached by Pete Carroll and will play their home games in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. After a 10-2 regular season, the Pac-10 champion Trojans beat the Michigan Wolverines, 32-18, in the Grandaddy Of Them All, the 2007 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA on Jan 1, 2007. Image File history File links Wiki_letter_w. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Usc_football_logo. ... Head Coach Pete Carroll 6th Year, 64-12 Home Stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Capacity 92,500 - Grass Conference Pac-10 First Year 1888 Athletic Director Mike Garrett Website USCTrojans. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football game, usually played on January 1 at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... The Pacific Ten Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. ... Peter C. Carroll (born September 15, 1951 in San Francisco, California) is the current head coach of the University of Southern California football team, having held that position since 2001. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with American football plays. ... The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is a large outdoor sports stadium located in Exposition Park in Los Angeles, California, near the campus of the University of Southern California. ... It has been suggested that Tailback U be merged into this article or section. ... The University of Southern California (commonly referred to as USC, SC, Southern California, and incorrectly as Southern Cal[1]), located in the University Park neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, USA, was founded in 1880, making it Californias oldest private research university. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... The 2006 NCAA Division I-A football season, or the college football season, began on August 31, 2006, progresses through the regular season and bowl season, and will conclude with the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship Game on January 8, 2007 in Glendale, Arizona, USA, when the #2 Florida... Peter C. Carroll (born September 15, 1951 in San Francisco, California) is the current head coach of the University of Southern California football team, having held that position since 2001. ... For other uses, see Memorial Coliseum (disambiguation) and Coliseum. ... The 2006 Michigan Wolverines football team is representing the University of Michigan in the college football season of 2006-2007. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ...

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Preseason

The USC Trojans entered the season making several major transitions, most notably at quarterback and at tailback. Matt Leinart had graduated to the NFL's Arizona Cardinals after three seasons as the Trojans' starting quarterback. Three-time All-American Leinart had lead USC to a 37-2 record with two national championships and had won the 2004 Heisman Trophy and the 2005 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Departing for the NFL a year early was 2005 starting tailback Reggie Bush, the 2005 Heisman Trophy winner and Walter Camp Award winner. Matthew Stephen Leinart (born May 11, 1983 in Santa Ana, California) is an American football quarterback (QB) for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League, where he is beginning to be known as Lion Heart Leinart or simply LionHeart . ... Bills Dolphins Patriots Jets Ravens Bengals Browns Steelers Texans Colts Titans Broncos Chiefs Raiders Chargers Cowboys Giants Eagles Redskins Bears Lions Packers Vikings Falcons Panthers Saints Buccaneers Jaguars Cardinals Rams 49ers Seahawks The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from... For the Major League Baseball team that plays in St. ... The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award (also known simply as the Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), named after former college football player and coach John Heisman, is considered the most prestigious award in American college football. ... The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is given annually in the United States to the nations outstanding senior quarterback in college football. ... Reginald Alfred Reggie Bush II (born March 2, 1985 in San Diego, California), nicknamed The President, alluding to President Bush, is an American football player who plays for the New Orleans Saints and formerly for the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans. ... The Walter Camp Award, named in honor of the father of football, is given annually to the College football Player of the Year, as selected by Division 1A coaches and Sports Information directors. ...


Joining two-time All-American Bush in the NFL early were right offensive tackle Winston Justice, running back LenDale White, 2005 All-American strong safety Darnell Bing, and right guard Fred Matua. In addition to Leinart, the Trojans also graduated starters in 2005 All-American left guard Taitusi Lutui, fullback David Kirtman, defensive tackle LaJuan Ramsey, All-Pac-10 defensive end Frostee Rucker, cornerback Justin Wyatt, free safety Scott Ware, cornerback John Walker, and 2003 All-American punter Tom Malone. Four players quit the team: safety Brandon Ting, wide receiver Ryan Ting, defensive end Jeff Tola, and defensive tackle Jermyah Graves. Winston Justice (born September 14, 1984) is a American football offensive lineman who was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round (39th overall pick) of the 2006 NFL Draft. ... LenDale White (born December 20, 1984) is an American football running back who plays for the Tennessee Titans. ... Darnell Bing, born 09/10/1984, was a Thorpe Award finalist as the nations best collegiate football safety, and received permission from USC athletic director Mike Garrett (Troys 1965 Heisman Trophy-winning tailback) to wear Garretts retired No. ... Fred Matua (born January 14, 1984) is an american football offensive lineman who decided to forego his senior season at the University of Southern California to enter the 2006 NFL Draft. ... Taitusi Deuce Lutui (born in Haapi, Tonga) is an American football offensive lineman for the National Football League Arizona Cardinals. ... David Kirtman (born February 12, 1983) is an american football fullback He is expected to be one of the first fullback picks in the 2006 NFL Draft. ... LaJuan Ramsey (born in 1984) is an American football defensive lineman for the National Football League Philadelphia Eagles. ... Frostee Rucker (born September 14, 1983) is an american football defensive end who was drafted by the National Football League Cincinnati Bengals in the 2006 NFL Draft. ... Justin Wyatt (born January 27, 1984) is an american football cornerback who is expected to be drafted in the 2006 NFL Draft. ... Scott Ware is a gun for Koroit Football and Netball Club. ... John Walker is an american football cornerback for the National Football League Houston Texans practice squad. ... Tom The Bomb Malone (born March 29, 1984 in Lake Elsinore, California) is a punter in the NFL. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Francisco 49ers, and is currently on the practice squad of the New England Patriots. ...


The Trojans returned only four starters on offensive: 2005 All-American wide receiver Dwayne Jarrett, wide receiver Steve Smith, 2005 All-American offensive tackle Sam Baker, and All-Pac-10 center Ryan Kalil. USC returned six starters on defense: All-Pac-10 defensive end Lawrence Jackson, linebacker Oscar Lua, linebacker Keith Rivers, defensive back Josh Pinkard, defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis, and linebacker Thomas Williams. The defense also returned linebacker Dallas Sartz who had missed most of 2005 due to a shoulder injury. Redshirt junior placekicker Mario Denalo and sophomore kickoff specialist Troy Van Blarcom returned to handle the kicking duties. Ten other returning players had started games. Dwayne Jarrett (born September 11, 1986 in New Brunswick, New Jersey) is a wide receiver for the University of Southern California Trojans. ... For the Carolina Panthers wide receiver, see Steve Smith (NFL) Steve Smith (born May 6, 1985 in Canoga Park, CA) is a college football wide receiver. ... Sam Baker (born May 30, 1985) is a 2005 All-American offensive tackle for the University of Southern California Trojans as a redshirt sophomore. ... Ryan Kalil (born in Corona, CA) is an American football offensive lineman. ... Lawrence Jackson (born in Inglewood, CA) is an american football defensive lineman. ... Oscar Lua (born May 9, 1984) is an american football linebacker. ... Keith Rivers (born May 5, 1986) is an american football linebacker. ... Josh Pinkard (#36) tackles an Arkansas player during the 2006 season opener. ... Sedrick Ellis (born May 9, 1985) is an american football defensive lineman. ... Dallas Sartz (born July 8, 1983) is an american football linebacker. ...


With so many starters no longer at USC, many new faces were penciled in starting roles. The 2006 USC Media Guide had nine new starters listed, in addition to three undetermined starters and a new punter in Taylor Odegard. Red-shirt junior quarterback John David Booty, redshirt sophomore and 2004 starting left guard Jeff Byers, redshirt sophomore right guard Chilo Rachal, redshirt senior Kyle Williams, redshirt senior fullback Brandon Hancock, redshirt senior tailback Ryan Powdrell, redshirt defensive tackle Chris Barrett, sophomore cornerback Kevin Thomas, and sophomore strong safety Kevin Ellison were all listed as starters. The starters for the other corner back, other defensive end, and middle linebacker were considered to be open for competition at the time of printing. John David Booty (born January 3, 1985 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a college football quarterback attending the University of Southern California (USC). ... for the Buffalo Bills player, go to Kyle Williams Kyle Williams (born March 19, 1984) is an american football offensive lineman // Williams is expected to be drafted in the 2007 NFL Draft. ... Brandon Hancock (born in 1983) is an American football fullback for the University of Southern California Trojans. ... Ryan Powdrell is an american football fullback. ... Kevin Ellison (born February 23, 1979) is a footballer, currently playing Tranmere Rovers. ...


2005 Co-Pac-10 Coach of the Year Pete Carroll had recruited one of the nation's top classes. Rivals.com ranked USC's recruiting class as the best in the nation.[1] Rivals.com rated USC five recruits as five-star talents, the most of any school in the nation: linebacker Allan Bradford (currently used as a fullback), athlete C.J. Gable (currently used as a tailback), wide receiver Vidal Hazelton, running back Stafon Johnson, and athlete Taylor Mays (currently used as a safety).[2] USC's high ranking was also a factor of 14 four-star recruits: wide receiver David Ausberry, athlete Jamere Holland (currently at wide receiver), defensive tackle Butch Lewis, running back Emmanuel Moody, linebacker Michael Morgan, defensive back Antwine Perez, defensive end Derek Simmons, linebacker Joshua Tatum, defensive back Shareece Wright, defensive tackle Alex Parsons, running back Kenny Ashley (who was not admitted to school), running back Stanley Havili, offensive lineman Zack Heberer, and tight end Anthony McCoy. Peter C. Carroll (born September 15, 1951 in San Francisco, California) is the current head coach of the University of Southern California football team, having held that position since 2001. ...


There was only one addition to USC's coaching staff. Nick Holt returned to the Trojans after two seasons as Idaho's head coach. Holt, who had previously been the linebackers coach of the Trojans from 2001 to 2003 under Carroll, was appointed defensive coordinator and put in charge of the defensive line. Carroll had served as defensive coordinator in 2005. Jethro Franklin, the 2005 team's defensive line coach, and Greg Burns, the 2005 secondary coach, both had moved onto the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Todd McNair took over as special teams coordinator in addition to being the running backs coach. Rocky Seto moved from linebackers to secondary coach. David Watson was promoted from a graduate assistant to defensive line coach. Nick Holt (born October 15, 1962) is the current defensive coordinator of the USC Trojans football team. ... The University of Idaho is the states land-grant and primary research university, located in the city of Moscow in Latah County. ... Jethro Franklin (born October 25, 1960 in St. ... Greg Burns (born November 9, 1972 in Brooklyn, NY) is a defensive backs coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and has been with the team since 2006. ... City Tampa, Florida Other nicknames The Bucs, Pewter Pirates Team colors Buccaneer Red, Pewter, Black, and Orange Head Coach Jon Gruden Owner Malcolm Glazer General manager Bruce Allen Mascot Captain Fear League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1976) AFC West (1976) National Football Conference (1977... Todd McNair (born August 16, 1965) to Todd McNair Sr. ... Rocky Seto (born March 12, 1976) is an american football coach // Seto is the secondary coach at the University of Southern California where he has coached since 1999 after college graduation. ...


Despite losing so much talent, especially on the offensive side of the ball, expectations were high for the 2006 team. The Trojans were ranked 6th nationally in the preseason AP Poll and 3rd in the Coaches Poll. The Pac-10 media picked USC to win the conference title. The Associated Press (AP) Poll, along with the USA Today Coaches Poll, ranks the top 25 NCAA Division I college football and basketball teams, weekly. ... The USA Today Coaches Poll is the current name for a weekly ranking of the top 25 NCAA Division I-A college football and Division I college basketball teams. ...


Many Trojans were on preseason award watch lists[3]:

USC players also received preseason honors. Jarrett, Baker, Jackson, and Kalil were named to various preseason All-American teams. In addition to this group, Smith, Sedrick Ellis, Lua, Maualuga, and Cushing were named to the preseason All-Pac-10 team. Born in Hampshire, Sam Baker studied politics at Birmingham University. ... The Rotary Lombardi Award is awarded annual to the best college football lineman or linebacker. ... John David Booty (born January 3, 1985 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a college football quarterback attending the University of Southern California (USC). ... The Maxwell Football Club presents the Maxwell Award for the College Player of the Year. ... Brian Cushing is a strongside linebacker and LEO for the USC Trojans. ... The Chuck Bednarik Award, named for the College and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Chuck Bednarik is given annually to the College Defensive Football Player of the Year. ... Fred Davis (August 13, 1913 - April 16, 1998) was an English professional snooker and billiards player, and was one of the most loved personalities in the game. ... The John Mackey Award is presented annually to college footballs top tight end. ... Lawrence Jackson (born in Inglewood, CA) is an american football defensive lineman. ... The Rotary Lombardi Award is awarded annual to the best college football lineman or linebacker. ... The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the best all-around defensive college football player. ... The Chuck Bednarik Award, named for the College and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Chuck Bednarik is given annually to the College Defensive Football Player of the Year. ... The Ted Hendricks Award is given annually to college footballs top defensive end. ... In the US, the Lott Trophy is presented annually to collegiate footballs defensive I.M.P.A.C.T. player (Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community, and Tenacity). ... Dwayne Jarrett (born September 11, 1986 in New Brunswick, New Jersey) is a wide receiver for the University of Southern California Trojans. ... The Maxwell Football Club presents the Maxwell Award for the College Player of the Year. ... The Walter Camp Award, named in honor of the father of football, is given annually to the College football Player of the Year, as selected by Division 1A coaches and Sports Information directors. ... Ryan Kalil (born in Corona, CA) is an American football offensive lineman. ... The Rotary Lombardi Award is awarded annual to the best college football lineman or linebacker. ... The Dave Rimington Trophy is awarded to the player considered to be the best center in college football. ... Oscar Lua (born May 9, 1984) is an american football linebacker. ... The Chuck Bednarik Award, named for the College and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Chuck Bednarik is given annually to the College Defensive Football Player of the Year. ... The Dick Butkus Award, instituted in 1985, is given annually to the top linebacker in college football. ... Keith Rivers (born May 5, 1986) is an american football linebacker. ... The Chuck Bednarik Award, named for the College and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Chuck Bednarik is given annually to the College Defensive Football Player of the Year. ... The Dick Butkus Award, instituted in 1985, is given annually to the top linebacker in college football. ... Several persons have been called Steven Smith or Stephen Smith, which both may be familiarised to Steve Smith: Professor Steve Smith (academic) British academic. ... The Maxwell Football Club presents the Maxwell Award for the College Player of the Year. ... Sedrick Ellis (born May 9, 1985) is an american football defensive lineman. ...


USC began the season with many impressive streaks intact despite having lost the 2006 Rose Bowl to Texas. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is the flagship[3][4][5][6][7] institution of the University of Texas System. ...

  • 27 straight home games (Pac-10 and school record)
  • 23 straight Pac-10 games (Pac-10 and school record)
  • 19 straight Pac-10 home games (Pac-10 and school record)
  • 15 straight road games
  • 11 straight Pac-10 road games
  • 8 straight non-conference home games
  • 5 straight non-conference road games
  • 16 straight October games
  • 16 straight November games
  • 52 straight 20-point games

The Trojans went into the 2006 campaign having suffered many season-ending injuries. Redshirt senior and 2003 starting fullback Brandon Hancock tore his knee ligaments in fall camp, ending his career. Hancock was expected to start at fullback. Redshirt senior running back and 2003 starter Hershel Dennis re-tore his knee ligaments in spring practice after initially tearing them during the 2005 FedEx Orange Bowl, finishing his time at USC unless he gets a sixth year of eligibility. Dennis was expected to compete for the starting tailback job with redshirt junior Chauncey Washington and a host of talented freshmen. Sophomore safety Will Harris suffered torn knee ligaments during the off-season while recovering from a 2005 knee injury and was not expected to return in 2006. Senior defensive end Rashaad Goodrum suffered a back and rib injury in 2005 and was not expected to play again for USC. Redshirt sophomore defensive end Lawrence Miles missed the season while recovering from shoulder surgery and was expected to miss the season. Redshirt senior walk-on linebacker Lou Ferrigno, Jr. suffered a season-ending knee injury in spring practice and is out of eligibility. Freshman wide receiver Jamere Holland was lost for the season with a shoulder injury. Freshman linebacker Joshua Tatum suffered a knee injury. Redshirt junior offensive lineman Matt Spanos was academically ineligible. Brandon Hancock (born in 1983) is an American football fullback for the University of Southern California Trojans. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... The Orange Bowl is an annual college football game that is usually played on January 1 in the Miami, Florida metro area, in the United States. ... Washington (#23) as the Trojans running back against the Stanford Cardinal Chauncey Washington (born April 29, 1985) is is a college football running back attending the University of Southern California (USC). ...


By the Trojans' first game at Arkansas, the starting lineup had undergone some revisions from the expected one from the summer. True freshman tailback C.J. Gable beat out talented freshmen Emmanuel Moody, Allen Bradford, and Stafon Johnson along with upperclassmen Desmond Reed and Michael Coleman for the starting job after junior Chauncey Washington was not ready to go due to injuries. Redshirt junior fullback Ryan Powdrell won the starting job after Hancock's season ended before it began. Redshirt junior Drew Radovich beat out Jeff Byers for the starter's job at left guard. Sophomore linebacker Brian Cushing was installed in Kyle Moore's starting spot at defensive end. Redshirt junior cornerback Terrell Thomas became the other starter with Kevin Thomas. Redshirt senior linebacker Oscar Lua was the first starting middle linebacker. Finally, redshirt sophomore walk-on Greg Woidneck won the starting punter's job. The University of Arkansas known also as the U of A or UA, is a public co-educational land-grant university. ... Washington (#23) as the Trojans running back against the Stanford Cardinal Chauncey Washington (born April 29, 1985) is is a college football running back attending the University of Southern California (USC). ... Ryan Powdrell is an american football fullback. ... Brian Cushing is a strongside linebacker and LEO for the USC Trojans. ... Terrell Thomas (born January 8, 1985) is an american football defensive back. ... Oscar Lua (born May 9, 1984) is an american football linebacker. ...


Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# BCS$ Site TV Result
September 2, 2006* 7:45 PM Arkansas #3 Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium · Fayetteville, AR ESPN W, 50-14
September 16, 2006* 5:00 PM #19 Nebraska #2 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum · Los Angeles, CA ABC W, 28-10
September 23, 2006 5:00 PM Arizona #2 Arizona Stadium · Tucson, AZ ABC W, 20-3
September 30, 2006 4:00 PM Washington State #2 Martin Stadium · Pullman, WA TBS W, 28-22
October 7, 2006 12:30 PM Washington #2 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum · Los Angeles, CA FSN W, 26-20
October 14, 2006 5:00 PM Arizona State #2 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum · Los Angeles, CA ABC W, 28-21
October 28, 2006 12:30 PM Oregon State #3 #3 Reser Stadium · Corvallis, OR FSN L, 31-33
November 4, 2006 4:00 PM Stanford #9 #8 Stanford Stadium · Palo Alto, CA FSN W, 42-0
November 11, 2006 7:15 PM #20 Oregon #7 #7 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum · Los Angeles, CA FSN W, 35-10
November 18, 2006 5:00 PM #17 California #4 #3 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum · Los Angeles, CA ABC W, 23-9
November 25, 2006* 5:00 PM #6 Notre Dame #2 #3 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum · Los Angeles, CA ABC W, 44-24
December 2, 2006 1:30 PM UCLA #2 #2 Rose Bowl · Pasadena, CA ABC L, 9-13
January 1, 2007% 2:00 PM #3 Michigan #7 #5 Rose Bowl · Pasadena, CA ABC W 32-18
*Non-Conference Game Homecoming #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game.

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Roster

(as of 8/21/2006)
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Wide Receivers

  •  1 Patrick Turner - Sophomore
  •  2 Steve Smith - Senior
  •  7 Vidal Hazelton - Freshman
  •  8 Dwayne Jarrett - Junior
  • 17 Travon Patterson - Freshman
  • 18 Jamere Holland - Freshman
  • 19 David Ausberry - Freshman
  • 24 Ben Malcolmson - Redshirt Senior
  • 46 Sean Calcagnie - Freshman
  • 47 Scott Stephens - Freshman
  • 48 Brad Walker - Junior
  • 80 Spencer Vigoren - Freshman
  • 82 Chris McFoy - Redshirt Senior

Offensive Line Turner celebrating after a USC victory Patrick Turner (born May 19, 1987 in Nashville, Tennessee) is a wide receiver for the University of Southern California Trojans. ... For the Carolina Panthers wide receiver, see Steve Smith (NFL) Steve Smith (born May 6, 1985 in Canoga Park, CA) is a college football wide receiver. ... Dwayne Jarrett (born September 11, 1986 in New Brunswick, New Jersey) is a wide receiver for the University of Southern California Trojans. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ...

  • 50 Will Collins - Redshirt Junior
  • 53 Jeff Byers - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 60 Drew Radovich - Redshirt Junior
  • 62 Dominique Wise - Redshirt Senior
  • 63 Travis Draper - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 66 Chilo Rachal - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 67 Ryan Kalil - Senior
  • 68 Butch Lewis - Freshman
  • 69 Matt Spanos - Redshirt Junior
  • 70 Alatini Malu - Redshirt Junior
  • 71 Charles Brown - Redshirt Freshman
  • 73 Jonathan Richert - Redshirt Senior
  • 74 Zack Heberer - Freshman
  • 76 Nick Howell - Redshirt Freshman
  • 77 Thomas Herring - Redshirt Freshman
  • 78 Kyle Williams - Redshirt Senior
  • 79 Sam Baker - Redshirt Junior

Tight Ends Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Ryan Kalil (born in Corona, CA) is an American football offensive lineman. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... for the Buffalo Bills player, go to Kyle Williams Kyle Williams (born March 19, 1984) is an american football offensive lineman // Williams is expected to be drafted in the 2007 NFL Draft. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Sam Baker (born May 30, 1985) is a 2005 All-American offensive tackle for the University of Southern California Trojans as a redshirt sophomore. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ...

  • 83 Fred Davis - Junior
  • 81 Gerald Washington - Junior
  • 85 Cooper Stephenson - Freshman
  • 86 Anthony McCoy - Freshman
  • 87 Nick Vanderboom - Redshirt Senior
  • 88 Jimmy Miller - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 89 Dale Thompson - Junior
 

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Fullbacks Mark Sanchez (born in Mission Viejo, CA) is a college football quarterback attending the University of Southern California (USC). ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... John David Booty (born January 3, 1985 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a college football quarterback attending the University of Southern California (USC). ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ...

  • 30 Mike Brittingham - Redshirt Senior
  • 31 Stanley Havili - Freshman
  • 35 Jody Adewale - Redshirt Junior
  • 37 Ryan Powdrell - Redshirt Senior
  • 40 Brandon Hancock - Redshirt Senior
  • 41 Thomas Williams - Redshirt Junior

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  • 13 Stafon Johnson - Freshman
  • 21 Allen Bradford - Freshman
  • 22 Desmond Reed - Redshirt Junior
  • 23 Chauncey Washington - Redshirt Junior
  • 25 C.J. Gable - Freshman
  • 26 Emmanuel Moody - Freshman
  • 27 Michael Coleman - Sophomore
  • 29 John Griffin - Redshirt Junior
  • 34 Hershel Dennis - Redshirt Senior

Defensive Line Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Washington (#23) as the Trojans running back against the Stanford Cardinal Chauncey Washington (born April 29, 1985) is is a college football running back attending the University of Southern California (USC). ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ...

  • 44 Rashaad Goodrum - Redshirt Senior
  • 49 Sedrick Ellis - Redshirt Junior
  • 54 Jeff Schweiger - Junior
  • 56 Alex Parsons - Freshman
  • 64 Mike Davis - Redshirt Senior
  • 75 Fili Moala - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 84 Kyle Moore - Sophomore
  • 90 Derek Simmons - Freshman
  • 91 Chris Barrett - Redshirt Junior
  • 93 Lawrence Miles - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 94 Walker Lee Ashley - Freshman
  • 95 Travis Tofi - Redshirt Senior
  • 96 Lawrence Jackson - Redshirt Junior
  • 97 Alex Morrow - Redshirt Junior
  • 99 Averell Spicer - Redshirt Freshman
 

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  • 10 Brian Cushing - Sophomore
  • 37 Dan Deckas - Freshman
  • 42 Dallas Sartz - Redshirt Senior
  • 43 Kaluka Maiava - Sophomore
  • 45 Oscar Lua - Senior
  • 46 Michael Morgan - Freshman
  • 47 Clay Matthews - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 51 Joshua Tatum - Freshman
  • 52 Luthur Brown - Redshirt Freshman
  • 55 Keith Rivers - Junior
  • 57 Nick Garratt - Redshirt Freshman
  • 58 Rey Maualuga - Sophomore
  • 59 Lou Ferrigno, Jr. - Redshirt Senior

Defensive backs Brian Cushing is a strongside linebacker and LEO for the USC Trojans. ... Dallas Sartz (born July 8, 1983) is an american football linebacker. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Oscar Lua (born May 9, 1984) is an american football linebacker. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Keith Rivers (born May 5, 1986) is an american football linebacker. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ...

  •  4 Kevin Ellison - Sophomore
  •  6 Antwine Perez - Freshman
  •  7 Cary Harris - Sophomore
  •  9 Mozique McCurtis - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 14 Garrett Green - Freshman
  • 15 Kevin Thomas - Sophomore
  • 22 Jim Abbott - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 23 Vincent Joseph - Freshman
  • 24 Shareece Wright - Freshman
  • 25 Chase McWhorter - Redshirt Junior
  • 26 Will Harris - Sophomore
  • 27 Brent Yoshida - Redshirt Senior
  • 28 Terrell Thomas - Redshirt Junior
  • 29 Taylor Mays - Freshman
  • 30 Jerry Williams - Redshirt Junior
  • 31 Jamel Williams - Redshirt Junior
  • 35 Justin Hart - Redshirt Freshman
  • 36 Josh Pinkard - Junior
  • 38 Robert Erickson - Freshman
  • 39 Alfred Rowe - Freshman
  • 48 Matthew Jordan - Redshirt Freshman

Punters Kevin Ellison (born February 23, 1979) is a footballer, currently playing Tranmere Rovers. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Terrell Thomas (born January 8, 1985) is an american football defensive back. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Josh Pinkard (#36) tackles an Arkansas player during the 2006 season opener. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ...

  • 16 Taylor Odegard - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 44 Greg Woidneck - Redshirt Sophomore

Kickers Image File history File links Redshirt. ... Image File history File links Redshirt. ...

  • 17 Troy Van Blarcom - Sophomore
  • 18 David Buehler - Sophomore
  • 19 Mario Danelo - Redshirt Junior
† Starter at position      Injured; will not play in 2006

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Coaching staff

[1]

Name Position Year
at USC
Alma mater (Year)
Pete Carroll Head Coach 6th Pacific (1973)
Brennan Carroll Assistant Head Coach
Tight Ends
5th Pittsburgh (2001)
Nick Holt Defensive Coordinator
Defensive Line
4th
2001–2003,
2006–Present
Pacific (1986)
Lane Kiffin Offensive Coordinator
Wide Receivers
Recruiting Coordinator
6th Fresno State (1998)
Todd McNair Running Backs
Special Teams Coordinator
3rd Temple
Ken Norton Jr. Linebackers 3rd UCLA (1998)
Pat Ruel Offensive Line 2nd Miami (1972)
Steve Sarkisian Assistant Head Coach
Quarterbacks
5th
2001–2003,
2005–Present
BYU (1997)
Rocky Seto Secondary 8th USC (1999)
David Watson Defensive Line 2nd Western Illinois (2001)
Chris Carlisle Strength and Conditioning 6th Chadron State (1985)

Alma mater is Latin for nourishing mother. It was used in ancient Rome as a title for the mother goddess, and in Medieval Christianity for the Virgin Mary. ... Peter C. Carroll (born September 15, 1951 in San Francisco, California) is the current head coach of the University of Southern California football team, having held that position since 2001. ... Pacific University is a private university located in Forest Grove, Oregon, USA about 40 minutes west of Portland. ... Brennan Carroll (born March 20, 1979) is an american football coach. ... The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Nick Holt (born October 15, 1962) is the current defensive coordinator of the USC Trojans football team. ... Lane Kiffin (born May 9, 1975) is the offensive coordinator for the University of Southern California Trojans football team. ... The campus on a sunny day California State University, Fresno, commonly referred to as Fresno State, is one of the campuses of California State University, located at the northeast edge of Fresno, California. ... Todd McNair (born August 16, 1965) to Todd McNair Sr. ... Temple University is a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Ken Norton Jr. ... The University of California, Los Angeles, generally known as UCLA, is a public university whose main campus is located in the affluent Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States. ... Golden Pat Ruel (born December 5, 1950) is the offensive line coach for the USC Trojans. ... Miami University, founded in 1809, is the second-oldest public university west of the Allegheny Mountains and seventh-oldest public university in the United States. ... Steve Sarkisian is a coach and former player of American football. ... BYU redirects here. ... Rocky Seto (born March 12, 1976) is an american football coach // Seto is the secondary coach at the University of Southern California where he has coached since 1999 after college graduation. ... Western Illinois University, founded 1899 as Western Illinois State Teachers College, is a university located in Macomb, Illinois. ... Chadron State College is a four-year public college in the Nebraska State College System in Chadron, Nebraska. ...

Game notes

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Arkansas

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 3 13 14 20 50
Razorbacks 0 7 0 7 14



Nebraska

1 2 3 4 Total
Cornhuskers 3 0 0 7 10
Trojans 7 7 7 7 28



Arizona

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 0 3 7 10 20
Wildcats 0 0 0 3 3



Washington State

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 7 7 7 7 28
Cougars 3 9 9 10 31



Washington

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 3 7 3 7 20
Trojans 7 10 6 3 26



Arizona State

1 2 3 4 Total
Sun Devils 0 7 14 0 21
Trojans 14 7 0 7 28



Oregon State

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 0 7 10 14 31
Beavers 7 9 17 0 33



Stanford

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 7 21 7 7 42
Cardinal 0 0 0 0 0



Oregon

1 2 3 4 Total
Ducks 0 7 3 7 17
Trojans 0 14 14 7 35



California

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 2 7 0 0 9
Trojans 3 3 3 14 23



Notre Dame

1 2 3 4 Total
Fighting Irish 3 7 7 7 24
Trojans 14 7 7 16 44



UCLA

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 2 7 0 0 9
Bruins 7 0 3 3 13



Michigan

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 3 0 16 13 32
Wolverines 0 3 0 15 18



Trivia

USC is the first team to win five Pac-10 championships in a row, although the Trojans shared the 2002 championship with Washington State[2] and the 2006 championship with California. Cal Logo The California Golden Bears is the nickname used for 27 varsity athletic programs of the University of California, Berkeley. ...


Notes

  1. ^ 2006 USC Football Rosters (English) (HTML). usctrojans.cstv.com (2006-08-21). Retrieved on 2006-11-20.
  2. ^ "#4 USC beats #17 California 23-9 to win 5th Pac-10 Title", Associated Press. Retrieved on 2006-11-19.

http://usctrojans.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/06-m-footbl-guide.html 2006 (MMVI), a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI), a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ...


 
 

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