Jim Harbaugh and Pete Carroll Have Angry, Lame Exchange After Stanford's Win Over USC
Since taking over as Stanford's football coach, Jim Harbaugh has been a constant provocateur of USC's Pete Carroll, who until this year had led the Trojans to a recent run of Pac-10 dominance.
This year, Harbaugh has his best team since getting the Stanford job, and after a win over conference leader Oregon, he led his team to a 55-21 thrashing of USC, the second time in three years Stanford has beat the Trojans, including a 24-23 win in 2007 that ended USC's 35-game home win streak.
In this year's win, Harbaugh again got under Carroll's by going for a two point conversion after a late score gave them a 48-21 lead. The obvious attempt to run up the score led to this exchange after the game:
"What's your deal? What's your deal?" Carroll said, according to two sources near enough to hear.
"What's your deal?" Harbaugh retorted, and that was that.