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USC An abbreviation for U.S. Code. demonstrated that money is no object in hiring assistant coaches Tuesday, when it signed North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures
Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop. State offensive coordinator An offensive coordinator typically refers to the coach on a football team in the National Football League or College football who is in charge of the offense. This position aids the head coach by designing and scripting plays, delegating work to offensive position coaches during Norm Chow Norman Chow (Chinese: 周友賢; Pinyin: Zhōu Yǒuxián; born May 3, 1946) is the offensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. to a five-year deal worth a minimum of $250,000 per season.
The deal is believed to make Chow one of the two highest-paid assistant coaches in the nation, along with Alabama defensive coordinator A defensive coordinator typically refers to a coach on a football team in the National Football League or college football who is in charge of the defense. This position aids the head coach a great deal in many ways by delegating play calling to other coaches and allowing the head Carl Torbush Carl Torbush is a former college football head coach for Louisiana Tech University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently the assistant head coach at Carson-Newman College, a NCAA Div. II school in Jefferson City, TN. , and also includes an incentive package worth at least $100,000.
Chow was the most significant of several hirings announced by USC coach Pete Carroll Peter C. Carroll (born September 15, 1951, in San Francisco, California) is the current head coach of the University of Southern California Trojans football team, having held that position since 2001. . In addition, he hired Wayne Moses of Washington as running backs coach, Keith Uperesa of Idaho State as offensive line coach and Nick Holt of Louisville as inside linebackers coach.
Carroll previously announced he retained defensive line coach Ed Orgeron and outside linebackers coach Kennedy Pola, both of whom worked for former coach Paul Hackett.
Secondary coach DeWayne Walker was also named associate head coach. Carroll, who has been a defensive guru most of his career, will be the unofficial defensive coordinator and will also call defensive signals from the sideline.
``When I'm not able to be there, (Walker) will assume the duties,'' Carroll said.
The only positions not named were tight ends and wide receivers. Former New England Patriots Editing of this page by unregistered or newly registered users is currently disabled until (UTC) due to vandalism. assistant Carl Smith will coach the tight ends and coordinate special teams - unless he gets a better offer from an NFL NFL
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Hackett's tight end coach, Brian Schottenheimer, is expected to either join his father, Marty, with the Washington Redskins or could go to Notre Dame. Offensive line coach Steve Morton might end up working at USC in a non-football capacity.
Meanwhile, sources said a current NFL assistant has agreed to become the wide receivers coach. Carroll also hired Army assistant Mike Sullivan as director of administration and Patriots assistant Mark Jackson as program manager.
But the biggest splash was created by Chow's long-anticipated hiring. Chow, 54, who agreed to terms Monday night in Atlanta, is considered one of the best offensive coaches in the country. He was at Brigham Young for 23 years, including 14 as offensive coordinator.
Among the quarterbacks he coached were Steve Young, Jim McMahon, Ty Detmer, Marc Wilson and Robbie Bosco.
``We got one of the most celebrated coaches in history,'' Carroll said. ``I'm thrilled he's coming here.''
Chow spent the 2000 season at North Carolina State, where quarterback Phillip Rivers was named a freshman All-American after passing for 3,054 yards.
Naturally, USC quarterback Carson Palmer was pleased that Chow decided to join the staff.
``I love it. I don't know Don't know (DK, DKed)
"Don't know the trade." A Street expression used whenever one party lacks knowledge of a trade or receives conflicting instructions from the other party. much about what he's done, but it will be exciting,'' Palmer said.
Carroll also held his first official team meeting Tuesday and said spring practice will begin March 25.
``He got my respect from the first time I saw him,'' USC receiver Kareem Kelly said of Carroll. ``When I first met him, he welcomed me with open arms. It's a big difference. In the past, there wasn't much love. It was more like you would only speak when you were spoken to, basically.''
New USC football coach Pete Carroll has nearly completed his coaching staff. Here are the current hirings, minus the still-to-be-filled wide receivers position:
Coach Title Previous team
Norm Chow Offensive coordinator/QBs North Carolina St.
Wayne Moses Running backs Washington
Keith Uperesa Offensive line Idaho State
Carl Smith Tight ends New England
DeWayne Walker Secondary/Associate head coach New England
Ed Orgeron Defensive line USC
Kennedy Pola Outside linebackers USC
Nick Holt Inside linebackers Louisville
Box: CARROLL'S STAFF (see text)