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The Rose Bowl
Austin Murphy
January 07, 2006
Led by the electrifying Vince Young, Texas upset USC to win its first national title in 35 years
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January 07, 2006

The Rose Bowl

Led by the electrifying Vince Young, Texas upset USC to win its first national title in 35 years

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Leaving the press conference as a losing coach for the first time since Sept. 27, 2003, Carroll smiled and asked, "What are you gonna do?"

Disappearing down the corridor, he flashed USC's familiar two-fingered salute. It is intended to symbolize V, for victory. On this night, the V stood for something else.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

2006 ROSE BOWL

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2006 IN PASADENA

RUSHING USC: L. White 20-124 (3 TDs), R. Bush 13-82 (TD), D. Jarrett 1-5, Leinart 6-2, C. McFoy 1-0.
TEXAS: V. Young 19-200 (3 TDs), S. Young 7-45 (TD), J. Charles 5-34, R. Taylor 4-12 (TD).

PASSING USC: Leinart 29-40 for 365 yards, 1 INT, 1 TD, D. Jarrett 0-1 for 0 yards, 0 INTs, 0 TDs.
TEXAS: V. Young 30-40 for 267 yards, 0 INTs, 0 TDs.

RECEIVING USC: D. Jarrett 10-121 (TD), R. Bush 6-95, D. Kirtman 3-61, D. Byrd 4-32, S. Smith 3-29, F. Davis 2-19, B. Hancock 1-8.
TEXAS: D. Thomas 10-88, L. Sweed 8-65, B. Pittman 4-53, B. Carter 3-52, Q. Cosby 2-16, R. Taylor 2-neg 3, S. Young 1-neg 4.

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