After the Rose Bowl, former USC and NFL safety Ronnie Lott said "Vince Young is the greatest quarterback to ever play college football".
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."
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."