3 Research Notes for Rey Maualuga and related
2009.03.06  USC Defense Among Nation's Best
USC Defense - 2008 Season
Category Total FBS Rank
Opp Pass YPG 134.4 1st
Opp Rush YPG 87.4 5th
Opp Total YPG 221.8 2nd
Opp PPG 9.0 1st
2009.03.06  USC Defense Shuts Down the Pass
Fewest Passing Yards Allowed - 2008 Season
Team Opp Pass YPG
USC 134.4
South Carolina 159.2
New Mexico State 159.4
Tennessee 160.4
2006.09.14  Maualuga's First Start
Two of USC's top five tacklers from 2005 are banged up heading into this game. Safety Josh Pinkard is out for the season after being injured in the Arkansas game. LB Oscar Lua is questionable and won't start, with Rey Maualuga earning his 1st start at middle linebacker.
3 Research Notes for Rey Maualuga and related