Conquest : Pete Carroll and the Trojans' Climb to the Top of the College Football Mountain

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A look at Pete Carroll and the rebuilding of USC, this investigation revisits the ups and downs and critical moments that have gone into rebuilding the Trojans into one of the best football programs in the country. Readers are given the inside story on the Trojan's downward spiral and long road back through stories such as why Coach Pete Carroll wasn't the Trojan's first choice as head coach, the history of how losing became the norm, how Carson Palmer went from disappointing to Heisman Trophy winner, recaps of key victories that sent the Trojans on a remarkable winning streak, and the sweet victory in the 2005 Orange Bowl vs. the Oklahoma Sooners.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 230 pages
  • 160 x 240 x 30mm | 548.86g
  • Triumph Books (IL)
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English
  • one 8-page color photo insert
  • 1572437898
  • 9781572437890
  • 2,131,800

About David Wharton

David Wharton has covered sports for the "Los Angeles Times" for 25 years. His work has won a range of national honors, including the Associated Press Sports Editors award, and has been selected for the Best American Sports Writing series. He has also written for magazines such as "Men's Fitness ""and Surfer," and is the coauthor of "USC Football: Yesterday & Today." Gary Klein is a journalist for the "Los Angeles Times." Pat Haden is the athletic director for the University of Southern California. He is a former USC and NFL quarterback.

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