Jan. 11, 2010

Pete Carroll: By The Numbers

2 - National Championships (2003, '04)

3 - Heisman Trophy winners; Pac-10 Coach of the Year honors; and consecutive Rose Bowl victories (2007-09; a first by any school)

4 - Consecutive season sweeps of traditional rivals UCLA and Notre Dame (2002-05), the most ever by a USC coach

5 - Number of seasons Carroll also served as USC's Defensive Coordinator (2001-2005), during which time Troy led the Pac-10 in total defense twice (2002, '04) and scoring defense four times (2001-04)

6 - BCS game victories, against one loss

7 - Consecutive Pac-10 crowns (2002-08), a league record; consecutive BCS bowls, an NCAA record; 11-win seasons, also an NCAA record; consecutive AP Top 4 finishes; and consecutive seasons leading the Pac-10 in attendance (2003-09)

9 - Pac-10 Offensive, Defensive and Freshman of the Year honorees

13 - Wins in the 2004 season, a USC first

14 - First round NFL draft picks, including a No. 1 (Carson Palmer) and a No. 2 (Reggie Bush)

16 - Total wins against UCLA and Notre Dame, against only two losses

19 - Number of losses, of which 16 were by a touchdown or less

20 - Number of games, of the last 34 played at home, in which the Trojans played in front of 90,000-plus crowds.

33 - Consecutive weeks atop the AP poll (including two preseason polls), from 2003-05

35 - First Team All-Americans; Victories over AP Top 25 teams, with win streaks of 16 and 10

45 - Number of games in which the Trojans scored 40 or more points under Carroll (including 17 times with at least 50 points)

53 - Total NFL draft picks

62 - Pac-10 wins against 14 losses for a league record 81.6 winning percentage; First Team All-Pac-10 honorees

88 - Number of wins in the first eight years, tied for the most ever by a DI head coach in his first eight years since 1900

97 - Total wins, establishing the winningest nine-year span in Trojan annals

103 - Consecutive games played while ranked in the AP Top 25, a school record

106 - Consecutive games televised live (current)

117 - Number of points allowed in the 2008 season for an average of 9.0 per game, the best in the nation that season

638 - Points scored in the 2005 season for an average of 49.1 per game (both numbers are Pac-10 records)

2004 - The year in which USC became only the second team ever to hold its AP preseason No. 1 ranking all the way through the season

2009 - The year in which Carroll was named the "Coach of the Decade" by Lindy's