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Carroll, Seahawks agree to terms

Carroll, Seahawks agree to terms

RENTON, Wash., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Pete Carroll was hired Monday as the coach of the Seattle Seahawks the same day the coach quit as the Southern California head football coach.
Reports: Pete Carroll to coach Seahawks

Reports: Pete Carroll to coach Seahawks

SEATTLE, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- USC football Coach Pete Carroll will take over as head coach of the NFL's Seattle Seahawks, media reports said late Saturday.

USC running back injured weight room

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Southern Cal running back Stafon Johnson had emergency surgery Monday after a weightlifting bar slipped from his hand and landed on his throat, the school said.

USC receiver breaks collarbone

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Junior wide receiver Ronald Johnson of USC will miss the next six weeks with a fractured left collarbone.

USC to start freshman quarterback

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Freshman Matt Barkley was named the starting quarterback for pre-season No. 4 Southern California Thursday by Coach Pete Carroll.

Southern Cal starter could miss six weeks

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Southern California starting cornerback Shareece Wright reportedly has a hairline fracture in one of his vertebrae and could miss six weeks.

Norm Chow joins UCLA football staff

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Norm Chow, who was offensive coordinator at Southern California and then for the NFL Tennessee Titans, has joined the football coaching staff at UCLA.

USC tops USA Today football poll

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The University of Southern California holds the No. 1 preseason spot in the USA Today Coaches' Top 25 college football poll released Friday.

Report: Mustain transferring to USC

LOS ANGELES, April 19 (UPI) -- Arkansas quarterback Mitch Mustain will transfer to Southern California, The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.

Hershel Dennis again needs knee surgery

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Tailback Hershel Dennis of Southern California needs surgery because of torn ligaments in his left knee.

Reggie Bush to enter the NFL Draft

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Junior running back Reggie Bush of Southern California Thursday announced his intentions to enter the 2006 NFL Draft.

Pete Carroll gets new contract from USC

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Football coach Pete Carroll of Southern California has agreed to a five-year contract extension.

COL FB: Florida 49, Kentucky 28

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Chris Leak hit 25-of-32 passes for 319 yards and four touchdowns Saturday as the fifth-ranked Florida Gators beat the Kentucky Wildcats, 49-28.

COL FB: Florida 16, Tennessee 7

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Andre Caldwell scored a touchdown Saturday as seventh-ranked Florida defeated fourth-ranked Tennessee, 16-7.

Rocky Hinds to transfer from USC

LOS ANGELES, June 8 (UPI) -- Southern California quarterback Rocky Hinds has decided to transfer.
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USC head coach Pete Carroll celebrates after his team defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 38-24 in the 95th Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, California on January 1, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Peter Clay Carroll (born September 15, 1951) is the head coach and executive Vice-President of the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He is a former head coach of the New York Jets, New England Patriots and the University of Southern California Trojans football team.

Carroll attended Redwood High School in Larkspur, California. After being an athlete in childhood, his lack of physical growth as a teenager caused him frustration in high school sports; weighing 110 pounds as an incoming freshman, he was required to bring a special doctor's clearance in order to go out for football. He tried hard to prove himself, a trait that carried on throughout his later life. As a result, he was a three-sport standout in football (playing quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back), basketball and baseball, earning the school's Athlete of the Year award as a senior in 1969; forty years later he was inducted into the charter class of the Redwood High School Athletic Hall of Fame in April 2009.

After high school, Carroll attended junior college at the nearby College of Marin, where he played football for two years (lettering in his second year), before transferring to the University of the Pacific, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. At Pacific, Carroll played free safety for two years, earning All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference honors both years (1971–72) and earning his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1973.

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