Pete Carroll has led the USC Trojans to two national championships and seven Pac-10 titles during his nine-year reign as head football coach. But he’s also watched as both he and his former team are slammed with NCAA penalties over Reggie Bush’s banned perks and Carroll’s hiring of an extra coach. He’s an influential fixture in the realm of football, leaving a distinctive legacy at USC. But what exactly drives this “Coach of the Decade”? His tried-and-true philosophy of ‘win forever’ embraces competition and striving to your top potential. It’s a philosophy he implements on and off the field, especially in his organization, A Better L.A., which tries to diminish the gang-ridden city. But can this philosophy actually change the streets of Los Angeles and work towards the success of his new team, the Seattle Seahawks?
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