Bio Born: September 15, 1951, San Francisco

Education Degree in business administration from Pacific University; master's degree in physical education from Pacific University

Coaching Career Thirty-three years coaching experience. Carroll began as a graduate assistant at Pacific in 1974, later assistant-level stops included Arkansas, Iowa State, Ohio State, and North Carolina State. NFL coaching positions with the Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings, and the San Francisco 49ers. Head coach of the New York Jets and New England Patriots.

Coaching Achievements Three time Pac-10 Coach of the Year and the nation's winningest active coach (84.4%) in six years at USC

Salary Reported to be in the $5 million-a-year range

Community Work Carroll works with local groups and organizations to combat urban issues through his anti-gang foundation, A Better LA.

Family Married to Glena, the Carrolls have three grown children. Oldest son Brennan is tight ends coach at USC.