Nine Trojan Football Players Make All-Pac-10 First Team

Dec. 1, 2003

Nine Trojan football players, the most from any school since 1989, were selected to the 2003 All-Pac-10 first team.

Quarterback Matt Leinart was named the Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year (only the second sophomore to win that honor, along with Stanford's John Elway in 1980) and Pete Carroll was named Pac-10 Co-Coach of the Year along with Washington State's Bill Doba (USC's first coaching honoree since Larry Smith in 1988).

Besides Leinart, USC's first teamers were wide receiver Mike Williams, offensive tackle Jacob Rogers, center Norm Katnik, defensive end Kenechi Udeze, defensive tackles Shaun Cody and Mike Patterson, cornerback Will Poole and punter Tom Malone.

In 1989, USC had 12 first team picks.

Rogers, one of only four players to be a unanimous selection this year, made the first team for the second consecutive year.

USC's three defensive line picks were the most from any school since Washington State also had three in 1994.

Wide receiver Keary Colbert and linebacker Matt Grootegoed made the All-Pac-10 second team.

USC had eight honorable mention selectees: safeties Darnell Bing and Jason Leach, tailbacks Reggie Bush and LenDale White, offensive tackle Winston Justice, placekicker Ryan Killeen, and linebacker Melvin Simmons and Lofa Tatupu.


First Team Offense

QB Matt Leinart, So., USC

RB Steven Jackson, Jr., Oregon State

RB Adimchinobe Echemandu, Sr., California

WR Mike Williams, So., USC

WR James Newson, Sr., Oregon State

WR Reggie Williams, Jr., Washington

TE Tim Euhus, Sr., Oregon State

OL Jacob Rogers, Sr., USC

OL Mark Wilson, Sr., California

OL Norm Katnik, Sr., USC

OL Josh Parrish, Sr., Washington State

OL Adam Snyder, Jr., Oregon

First Team Defense

DL Dave Ball, Sr., UCLA

DL Kenechi Udeze, Jr., USC

DL Shaun Cody, Jr., USC

DL Mike Patterson, Jr., USC

LB Brandon Chillar, Sr., UCLA

LB Richard Seigler, Sr., Oregon State

LB Will Derting, So., Washington State

CB Jason David, Sr., Washington State

CB Will Poole, Sr., USC

S Erik Coleman, Sr., Washington State

S Keith Lewis, Sr., Oregon ford

S Donnie McCleskey, So., California

First Team Specialists

PK Drew Dunning, Sr., Washington State

P Tom Malone, So., USC

KOR Kenny Washington, Jr., Oregon

PR Charles Frederick, Jr., Washington

ST Keith Lewis, Sr., Oregon

ST=special teams player (not a kicker or returner)

Offensive Player of the Year: Matt Leinart, QB, So., USC

Defensive Player of the Year: Dave Ball, DE, Sr., UCLA

Freshman of the Year: Brandon Browner, CB, Oregon State

Co-Coaches of the Year: Pete Carroll, USC and Bill Doba, Washington State

Second Team Offense

QB Cody Pickett, Sr., Washington

QB Matt Kegel, Sr., Washington State

RB Jonathan Smith, Sr., Washington State

RB Mike Bell, So., Arizona

WR Keary Colbert, Sr., USC

WR Geoff McArthur, Jr., California

TE Troy Bienemann, So., Washington State

OL Regis Crawford, Sr., Arizona State

OL Kirk Chambers, Sr., Stanford

OL Doug Nienhuis, Jr., Oregon State

OL Grayling Love, So., Arizona State

OL Nick Newton, Sr., Washington

Second Team Defense

DL Terry Johnson, Sr., Washington

DL D.D. Acholonu, Sr., Washington State

DL Dwan Edwards, Sr., Oregon State

DL Igor Olshansky, Jr., Oregon

LB Kevin Mitchell, Sr., Oregon

LB Don Jackson, Sr., Washington State

LB Matt Grootegoed, Jr., USC

CB Brandon Browner, Fr., Oregon State

CB Derrick Johnson, Jr., Washington

S Riccardo Stewart, Jr., Arizona State

S Oshimogho Atogwe, Jr., Stanford

Second Team Specialists

PK Kirk Yliniemi, Sr., Oregon State

P Eric Johnson, Sr., Stanford

KOR Sammy Moore, Sr., Washington State

PR Luke Powell, Sr., Stanford

ST Jason Shivers, Jr., Arizona State

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