9 Research Notes for Rey Maualuga and related
2009.04.26  USC Defense Ties Draft Record
USC had 6 defensive players selected in the first four rounds, tying the common draft record set by Ohio State in 2006. USC: Brian Cushing, Clay Matthews, Rey Maualuga, Fili Moala, Kaluka Maiava, Kyle Moore OSU: A.J. Hawk, Donte Whitner, Bobby Carpenter, Ashton Youboty, Anthony Schlegel, Nate Salley
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
2009.03.06  Rose Bowl Defensive Player of the Game
Rose Bowl Defensive Player of the Game - Since 2005
Year Player School
2009 Kaluka Maiava USC
2008 Rey Maualuga USC
2007 Brian Cushing USC
2006 Michael Huff Texas
2005 LaMarr Woodley Michigan
2009.03.06  2008 USC Tackles Leaders
USC Tackles Leaders - 2008 Season
Player Pos Tackles
Rey Maualuga LB 79
Brian Cushing LB 73
Kaluka Maiava LB 66
Clay Matthews LB 57
9 Research Notes for Rey Maualuga and related