USC head coach Pete Carroll - "The quarterback just ran all over the place," he said. "He's a fantastic player. He was the difference. And how classic was it," Carroll added, "that he ran it in on the last play?"
USC head coach Pete Carroll - [speaking about Vince Young] "That's the best single-game performance I've ever had against me."
USC quarterback Matt Leinart - "This is what it's all about, 41-38 in the final game," said Leinart, the Trojans quarterback and Heisman winner a year ago. "You couldn't ask for anything better. This was a great football game. We gave our hearts, they gave their hearts, and they came out on top."
After the Rose Bowl, former USC and NFL safety Ronnie Lott said "Vince Young is the greatest quarterback to ever play college football".
Jay Leno - Tonight Show host - "We have Vince Young on the show tonight...We were able to do something USC couldn't do, we grabbed him."