, In April 2009, Carroll launched CampPete.com, a multi-player online game "billed as a ground-breaking Web site aimed at bringing Coach Carroll's unique Win Forever philosophy to kids all over the country by taking advantage of one of the hottest technology trends online, the virtual world. , After moving to Los Angeles, Carroll was affected by the number of gang-related murders taking place in poorer areas. Pete Carroll, (USC) was his third head coaching job. . 1 but then we were No. USC fans have reason to remember Norton Jr. fondly, even if he is a member of the UCLA. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll will be addressing the media in a few minutes at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. After days of talks, the Seattle Seahawks hired the charismatic coach Monday, luring him away from the University of.  They ended the season with a 124 record and won their first division title since 2016, but lost to the Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card Round.  The victory extended Seattle's playoff home game win streak to 10 consecutive wins, 6 of which have come under Carroll. Focus, clarity and belief in yourself are what allows [sic] you to express your ability without discursive thoughts and concerns. 3 ranking in the AP poll. Seattle Seahawks 2023. Tracy Smith, Assistant Special Teams Jalen Hurts could be next for the Sooners.  His success with the Vikings led to his hiring by the New York Jets, where he served as defensive coordinator under Bruce Coslet for four seasons (199093). Will Tukuafu, Quality Control-Defense, Sign up for the Seahawks Wire newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning. The Tigers went 6-2, only this time he got the job. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll met with local media at the VMAC Monday for his end of season press conference. He decided his philosophy was best summarized as "I'm a competitor". 40, the number he had worn in all sports growing up; however, Pacific had retired the number in honor of quarterback/safety Eddie LeBaron, so Carroll ended up with 46.  Former NFL players (including USC alumni) such as Ronnie Lott, Gary Plummer, Tim McDonald and Willie McGinest offered their support for Carroll, who they noted had a player-friendly, easygoing style that might suit the college game and particularly recruiting. Bush was found to have accepted several improper gifts, including the use of a San Diego area home for members of his family. 3. (Carmen Mandato / Getty Images) Pete Carroll has plenty on his plate these days. 183. . In his time at USC, the Trojans went to two BCS Bowl games, winning the National Championship in 2004 and winning the . I owe so much to the school and the people who follow it. , Despite his penchant for humor, Carroll's USC program had strictly prescribed routines that covered what players were allowed to eat, the vocabulary they used, and the theme of daily practices.  Carroll's record was enough to post the team's second playoff berth, and the Seahawks won their Wild Card Round game on the road against the Washington Redskins and fellow rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, 2414.  Nathan Carroll graduated from USC. The Seahawks ended the regular season with a revengeful win against Arizona, beating the NFC West champions 366 on the road. In 1983, Bob Cope became head coach of Pacific and brought Carroll on as assistant head coach and offensive coordinator. Henson was a sports writer and editor at The Times from 1985-2007. I listened to the people talk. We love the Rose Bowl.". The quote: Said Goux, the legendary Trojans assistant who began his college coaching career in 1957 as a member of Clarks staff: In Don Clark, you had as fine a friend as a human being could have. The bad: Henderson was 0-5 against California, nicknamed the Wonder Team for its five consecutive unbeaten seasons from 1920-1924. Im mad that, during its most important times, the most enduring football institution in this city sometimes acts as though it discovered the game only last week. Carroll hadnt coached in the college ranks in 17 years and was perceived as too nice to succeed. The tumble: Hacketts teams got progressively worse, and he was fired after three seasons. The result was the founding of A Better LA, a charity devoted to reducing violence in targeted urban areas of Los Angeles. I loved the guy, Davis said of Clark. until his retirement in 1978. In the COVID-shortened 2020 season, USC started 5-0 before losing its last game. Carroll.  In Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings, the Seahawks raced to a 177 lead early in the second quarter before their offense was shut out by the Vikings for the rest of the game; Seattle lost 1730. Its not only the Xs and Os on the field, but youre also teaching them life. , Carroll's wife Glena played volleyball at the University of the Pacific  Together the couple have three children: elder son Brennan, daughter Jaime, and younger son Nate.  Carroll later named Geno Smith the starter for the regular season opener, which would be against Wilson and the Broncos. The at-home win streak did not reach 15. . Tragically, Barry also died of a heart attack while trudging up the hill at Strawberry Canyon in Berkeley to scout Cal at Memorial Stadium in 1950. They made a terrible error.  Russell Wilson became the first quarterback to throw 19 or more touchdown passes without any interceptions over five or more wins. Carroll and Coslet had known each other for many years by that time, as Carroll's older brother was Coslet's college roommate. Pete Carroll (football coach) Jack Del Rio (football/baseball), John Hamilton (contributor) Isabelle Harvey (soccer) Joe Jares (media) Jimmy Jones (football) Dave Levy (football coach) Harold Miner (basketball) Aniko Pelle (water polo) Mark Prior (baseball) Kristine Quance-Julian (swimming) Don Quarrie (track and field) Jennifer Rosales (golf) Heading to San Francisco for their second match-up against their divisional foe, the Seahawks were consensus best in NFC, posting an 111 record.  In Week 10, the Seahawks travelled to New England to play the Patriots for the first time since the Super Bowl XLIX loss, and came away with a 3124 victory to push the Seahawks to 621. " Carroll was hired before the sanctions were announced. John Glenn, Linebackers He was fired with three years left on his contract.  It was the first season the Seahawks had a starting quarterback other than Matt Hasselbeck in over a decade.  The Seahawks defeated the Saints in the Divisional Round of the playoffs by a score of 23-15. During this period, USC had a 35-game winning streak at the Coliseum, spanning 6 years (2001-2007). The consultation: At age 84, Robinson became a consultant to Louisiana State coach and former USC coach Ed Orgeron in 2019. The stand: When an Austin hotel wouldnt allow the three USC Black players to check in ahead of a game at Texas in September 1956, Hill pulled the entire team from the hotel and found accommodations where everyone was welcome. He also played under Connie Mack with the Philadelphia Athletics. The Trojans went 9-4 and defeated Nebraska in the Holiday Bowl in Sarkisians only full season, a better record than he ever posted at Washington. In recent days he earned a second interview for the Eagles' defensive coordinator job and emerged as a .  In 2007, his effect on the college football landscape was named one of the biggest developments over the past decade in ESPN the Magazine. Winning our conference and going to the Rose Bowl is what our goal is every year. , When originally hired, Carroll signed a five-year contract worth approximately $1 million annually. I've been so lucky and fortunate. The bad: The Trojans lost to Alabama in 1946 and to Michigan two years later, USCs first Rose Bowl losses after eight victories.  His son, Brennan Carroll, was USC's recruiting coordinator as well as the tight ends coach during the elder Carroll's tenure as head coach. However, Carroll was praised by much of the national media for how he handled the adversity following the game. The Trojans went 1-9 in 1957, the worst record in school history. He used to tell us we could go across the parking lot and beat the Rams. The winning touch McKay displayed with the Trojans vanished immediately the Bucs lost their first 26 games. Sean Desai, Associate Head Coach-Defense But Campbell is one of the sport's promising young coaches, and he .  In 1989, he was a candidate for the head coaching position at Stanford University; the position went to Dennis Green. You've got to understand that our mindset is to focus only on what we can control. Carroll acknowledged that he might not have lasted long in Seattle without Wilson, and that the Seahawks' current three-game losing streak is due in large part to Wilson's injury.  In 2010, Nathan joined his father as an assistant for the Seahawks.. After the Seattle Seahawks fired head coach Jim L. Mora after one season, Carroll was rumored to be in the running for the job. 100. He was a friend of all his players and a good coach.. Don't be sad that he's gone, be happy that he lived the ultimate and fullest life. At USC home games, when Carroll decided to go for it on 4th down, the USC band would start a chant of "Big Balls Pete" that carried over to the students section and the alumni.  Garrett took particular criticism for the hire, with the press tying his future with Carroll's after he had to fire two head coaches in four years for USC's premiere athletic coaching position. The tragedy: Tollner was the quarterback at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1960 when the team plane crashed on the way back from a game in Ohio. (AP Photo), Sam Barry, named head football coach at USC, succeeds his long-time mentor, the late Howard Jones. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. Pete Carroll Executive VP of Football Operations/Head Coach College: University of Pacific Experience: 27 years Biography Named head coach on January 11, 2010, Pete Carroll became the. Pete Carroll was hired December 15, 2000 and was USC's third choice to be their new head coach after Dennis Erickson and Mike Riley. Peter Clay Carroll (born September 15, 1951) is an American football coach who is the head coach and executive vice president for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). Brad Idzik, Assistant WR That continued when Caroll went to the Seahawks in 2010 and Canales stayed on the staff in different roles all the way up to last season before taking this role with the Bucs.  Some have called Carroll's play-call on the play "the worst play-call in NFL history. February 28, 2023 5:58 pm ET. His high point was going 10-2 in a 2011 season that included victories at Notre Dame and Oregon and concluded with a 50-0 rout of UCLA.  The number one team (and playoff seed) in the NFC, Carroll matched Mike Holmgren's 2005 season of the same record, tying for the best in Seattle history. Suzuki. Haden immediately put him on indefinite leave, then fired him the next day. After the Trojans rebounded in 1984, they struggled the next two years and Tollner was fired. The official Football Coach List for the University of Southern California Trojans . The good: McKay led USC to four national championships, equaling the total of Howard Jones. Instead, weeks later, the Seahawks . The invention: Jones created the Howard H. Jones Collegiate Football Game, a 1930s board game that featured a mechanical device that launched a tiny ball for punts, kickoffs and eld goals. Carroll is known for his high-energy and often pleasant demeanor when coaching. But on the practice field, he was electrifying. INDIANAPOLIS Asked about last week's story from The Athletic reporting that quarterback Russell Wilson had gone to owner Jody Allen after the 2021 season and requested that they be fired, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider on Tuesday both took the high road. Share your favorite tips, tricks and hacks.  Both Brennan and Nate have been part of the Seattle Seahawks coaching staff. February 28, 2023 8:33 am ET. 2003 USC Coaching Staff Head Coach: Pete Carroll (12-1) Offensive Coordinator: Norm Chow Defensive Coordinator: Other Assistant Coaches: Steve Sarkisian (QB Coach) Lane Kiffin (WR Coach) Ed Orgeron (AHC/RC/DL Coach) Best Players on the 2003 USC Trojans Football Team QB Matt Leinart QB John David Booty RB Lendale White RB Reggie Bush LSU followed 9-4 and 10-3 seasons with a national championship and 15-0 record in 2019 before getting fired midway through the 2021 season. Chad Morton, Run Game Coordinator, Running Backs The bad: Robinson left USC in 1983 but didnt go far, becoming head coach of the Rams before returning to USC in 1993. It makes me sick that everybody has to go through this.. The tragedy: Clark became yet another USC coach to die suddenly, collapsing while jogging in Huntington Beach in 1989. Under Waldron, Seattle's offense got off to a hot start, with quarterback Russell Wilson completing 18 of 23 passes for 254 yards and four touchdowns as the Seahawks won 2816 to the Indianapolis Colts, finishing with a passer rating of 152.3. Named head coach on January 11, 2010, Pete Carroll became the eighth head coach in Seahawks history after one of the most successful runs in USC history in the college ranks.  However, after the slow start, Carroll's teams proceeded to go 677 over the next 74 games, winning two national championships and playing for another. There has never been a finer man than Don Clark in all aspects.. Just one game and I think I would have been happy. Pete Carroll . Now, Riley might be on the verge of tapping into Carroll's deep pool of assistants to enhance the 2022 Trojans and their most high-profile . To recover from USC fall, Steve Sarkisian turned away from L.A. roots that built him, Helton was asked if hed ever watched Ted Lasso,, need to replace Helton with a big-name coach, Look up: The 32 most spectacular ceilings in Los Angeles, Is your loved one on a business trip?  He had consistently been on the forefront of recruiting due to his ability to connect with potential players on their level, including becoming the first college coach with a Facebook page, as well as an early adopter of Twitter. In a league where head coaches are often recognized as stern,. Back row: Harry Smith, Roy Baker and Sam Barry. In 2001, he had a 58-yard pick-six against Arizona that helped turn around the Trojans' season .  Wilson and the Seahawks were blanked in the 017 loss for the first time since he became their starting quarterback, completing just 20 of 40 passes for 161 yards and two interceptions. I'm on now my third head coaching job, so I think I have a much better idea of what I want it to look like.  Because of his aggressive style, the USC band gave him the nickname "Big Balls Pete".  With the vacated games removed, Carroll drops to fourth on USC's all-time wins list, behind John McKay, Howard Jones and John Robinson. In 1984, Carroll jumped to . Hed been mentored by the best - Bill Walsh, Tom Landry, Marty Schottenheimer and Robinson and was highly regarded as the Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator and as a USC assistant during its 1978 co-national championship season. The bad: A few months after the Trojans lost to Texas in the 2006 BCS national championship game, the NCAA began an investigation of USC that would last four years and result in severe sanctions. It seemed fitting that this was the way the search would end, with Mike Garrett having to decide between Mike Riley and Pete Carroll. Following an infamous 510 loss to Notre Dame in 1966: I told my team it doesnt matter. The good: Kiffin had spent only one season as head coach at Tennessee when the abrupt departure of Carroll created an opportunity at USC, where he had been an assistant coach during Carrolls glory years. The bad: Clark became coach after USC, along with UCLA, California and Washington, was sanctioned by the Pacific Coast Conference for paying athletes more than the leagues allowable limit. Her Daughter Jamie Graduated From the University of Southern California & Currently Serves as the President of Compete to Create. Wilson last year completed 64.8% of his passes for the Hawks, and . The sad: Described by the Times Jim Murray as an austere, forbidding man, Jones died of a heart attack at age 55 in the summer of 1941, ending his 16-year reign at USC. Carroll asked Ken to walk him to his car after the interview and on the way.  Carroll's Seahawks finished the season at 115, finishing second in the NFC West behind the 133 San Francisco 49ers. , Carroll was fined US$100,000 by the NFL for not properly wearing a face mask, as required for coaches during the COVID-19 pandemic, during a Week 2 game in the 2020 NFL season on September 21, 2020. The allegations centered on former Trojan star Reggie Bush. Stuck in contractual obligations to the Chargers (who were still in the midst of an NFL season) and hesitant about moving his family, Riley was unable to give a firm answer, opening an opportunity for Carroll, the school's fourth choice.  When Bruce moved on to Ohio State University, he again hired Carroll to coach the secondary. His 97 on-field wins would put him ahead of Robinson for third in Trojan history. Pete Carroll, who led USC to back-to-back national championships in 2003 and 2004, left the program to coach the Seattle Seahawks before the sanctions were handed down, and USC was forced. The USC Trojans aren't making any changes on the coaching staff for the 2023 season at least not yet.  After the first three primary candidates turned down the position, USC hired Carroll. Pete Carroll used his post-2005 Rose Bowl appearance on NFL Total Access to recruit Ken Norton for his staff. The postscript: McKay left USC for Tampa Bay in 1975, the same year owner Julie Kohl closed Julies. Prior to entering coaching, Richard was a cornerback at USC under Seahawks coach Pete Carroll.  When asked if he would retire at USC, Carroll responded: I am prepared to do that. The assistants at Pacific during this time included a number of other future successful coaches, including Greg Robinson, Jim Colletto, Walt Harris, Ted Leland, and Bob Cope.  Carroll made even more history as the Seahawks later upset the then-Super Bowl Champions New Orleans Saints by a score of 41-36 during the Wild Card Round of the playoffs, behind running back Marshawn Lynch and the famed Beast Quake run. , In 1994, Carroll was elevated to Head Coach of the Jets. A year later, the NCAA stripped USC of a national championship. It was the spring. Wilson's pass was intercepted by Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler on the goal line, and the Patriots ran out the clock. The Seahawks were also involved in controversy during Week 3's Monday Night Football game against the Green Bay Packers in Seattle, when the replacement officials called two different results for Russell Wilson's Hail Mary pass to wide receiver Golden Tate. It's a great place to be. Years later, (2008) he was asked if winning the Rose Bowl was ever not enough.  The team finished second in the NFC West but missed out on the playoffs for only the second time in Carroll's time with the Seahawks. The FWAA also said it would not consider USC as a candidate for the award for the 2010 season. Later there were positions at Ohio State and North Carolina State. . Carroll rebuilt his staff by elevating Ken Norton, Jr. from graduate assistant to full-time assistant coaching the linebackers, and hiring Steve Sarkisian, who was with the Oakland Raiders in 2004 and was formerly with the Trojans, as quarterbacks coach.