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Pete Carroll fires back defiantly

Those interested in seeing Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll's response to sanctions against USC can check out the video below.

Carroll maintained his previous position on allegations against the football program.

The sanctions deprived Carroll and USC of one national championship. Those sanctions also affect the USC legacies of several current NFC West players, including prominent players such as Arizona Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart and Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu.

Carroll's former USC players currently in the NFC West include: Leinart, Deuce Lutui and Dominique Byrd of the Cardinals; Taylor Mays and Chilo Rachal of the 49ers; and Tatupu, Lawrence Jackson, Anthony McCoy, Jeff Byers, Ryan Powdrell, Josh Pinkard and Mike Williams of the Seahawks.