Pete Carroll Headlines USC Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2015


Sixteen Trojans have been officially announced as inductees in USC’s Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2015, including legendary football coach Pete Carroll.

Carroll, the two-time national champion and coach of the year, headlines a class which also includes All-American linebackers Jack Del Rio and Tim Rossovich, long-time John McKay assistant Dave Levy and quarterback Jimmy Jones, the first African-American quarterback to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Here’s more on the inductees:

Byron Black: All-American tennis player and national champion with a career record of 2 career singles titles and 22 career doubles titles.

Pete Carroll: Two-time national champion, 2003 Division 1-A Coach of the Year, four-time Pac-10 coach of the year, led USC to seven consecutive BCS bowl appearances.

Jack Del Rio: All-American linebacker, Rose Bowl MVP.

John Hamilton: Founder of the Newport Sports Museum.

Isabelle Harvey: Four-time All-American soccer player and 1998 Pac-10 Player of the Year. Holds USC career records for goals, assists, and points.

Joe Jares: USC graduate, sports writer and co-author of “Conquest, a Cavalcade of USC Football.”

Jimmy Jones: Member of the “Cardiac Kids,” set school records for career passes, yards, passing and rushing touchdowns, first African-American quarterback featured on Sports Illustrated cover.

Dave Levy: Assistant coach under John McKay for 16 years.

Harold Minor: All-American basketball player, Sports Illustrated College Basketball Player of the Year, 1992 Pac-10 Player of the Year.

Aniko Pelle: Four-time All-American water polo player and 2000 Peter J. Cutino Award winner (top player in college).

Mark Prior: All-American pitcher, Dick Howser Trophy winner, Golden Spikes Award winner, Rotary Smith Award winner.

Kristine Quance-Julian: Olympic gold medalist in 4×100 medley relay, ten-time USA national champions.

Don Quarrie: Olympic gold medalist in 200 meters for Jamaica.

Jennifer Rosales: All-American golfer and national champion, two-time LPGA tour winner.

Tim Rossovich: All-American linebacker.

Bob Yoder: All-American volleyball player and national champion, USC volleyball head coach (1982-89).