In a YouTube video today, former USC coach Pete Carroll said he was "absolutely shocked" by the NCAA's decision to ban USC from bowl games for two years, strip away previous victories, and remove football scholarships."I am extremely disappointed we have to deal with this right now," he said. "After going through the process from the depositions and interviews over years and years and also participating in the hearing with the NCAA, I never thought there were any facts that supported these...Read Full Story
Pete Carroll resigned from USC today, and is poised to move up to the NFL to coach for the Seattle Seahawks, and a deal could be struck as soon as Monday, according to USA Today. Apparently, the deal is "not signed but is very close," the NFL insider told the AP. Seattle coach Jim Mora was fired Friday, and Carroll had apparently showed interest in coaching the team and met with CEO Tod Leiweke Sunday. Despite reports that a formal deal could be signed Monday, many outlets, including the...Read Full Story
Head coach Pete Carroll has had an amazing run at the University of Southern California. While he ended this season at a disappointing, 9-4, it was the first year the team didn't finish in the BCS Top 10. He's created a legacy at the USC and arguably made the Pac-10 a better place. But it's looking more and more like Pete has his sights set on going back to the NFL. The Seattle Seahawks just fired Head Coach Jim Mora and ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported Friday that there's a mutual...Read Full Story
Pete Carroll, the head coach of the USC Trojans football team, is denying allegations that he lived with a grad student after rumors flocked around a quote from an interview with Charlie Weis, fired Notre Dame coach, implying Carroll was unfaithful to his wife. "It's untrue, it's irresponsible, and it's incredible he'd be talking about me like that," Carroll said of Weis' quote, according to Suntimes.com. In an interview with IrishIllustrated.com, Weis was asked: "Is it frustrating to you...Read Full Story
Pete Carroll (born September 15, 1951) is the head coach of the USC football team. He has led the team to many national championships since his start there in 2001. See more about Pete Carroll here.