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Nice Job By Pete Carroll

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Saw this on Gameday this past Saturday:


    When it finished Fowler / Corso and Herby coulld barely talk.
  2. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    Thanks for that, Boom. That was awesome.
  3. Highway 101

    Highway 101 Active Member

    Here! Here!

    Maybe it's the ESPN influence, but it sure seems like USC has had its share of awesome stories this season without any of them dealing with Ws or Ls — just humans.
  4. chilidog75

    chilidog75 Member

    Man, Jake seems like he's 12 going on 40.
    What an impressive, impressive kid.
  5. AgatePage

    AgatePage Active Member

    dusty in here. very dusty.
  6. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    One hell of a good story.
  7. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Pete lost a few games but had one of his best seasons as a coach of young men.

    A beautiful but sad story.

    How about the boys speech to players after they lost to Stanford.
  8. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Tremendous story, what an inspirational young guy. Can't imagine what that last practice before the surgery was like for Jake. Great work by Carroll and his players.
  9. RedSmithClone

    RedSmithClone Active Member

    I guess this is why they say Pete is a perfect college coach and even more so a player's coach.
  10. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    What got me was when he came to practice after his surgery and after USC lost to Stanford.

    Jake now blind tells the players not to let the loss bother them and to go out and beat UCLA.

    Certainly put their loss in perspective.
  11. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Very true, Boom. The confidence - maybe even defiance is a word you can use here too - in his voice when he said it didn't matter that he was blind, he could still do whatever he wanted with his life was a very powerful moment.
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