47 Clay Matthews
LB/DE 6-3, 240 RS Senior
Agoura Hills, CA
Favorite Professional Sports Team: Cleveland Browns
Favorite Athlete: Lawrence Taylor
Favorite Artist/ Music Group: I like all music.
Person You Admire Most: My father.
Best Sports Memory: Beating Oklahoma in the BCS National Championship my freshman year.
Most Prized Possession: My Xbox 360.
Hobbies: Relaxing, watching movies and playing video games.
Career After Football: Go into business with my family.
Reason for choosing USC: I didn’t have many other options.
Best Win: Notre Dame in 2005.
Toughest Loss: Losing to Texas in the Rose Bowl.
Best player you ever played with: All the linebackers here at USC.
Best player you ever played against: Eugene Monroe (Virginia OT)
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump and The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite TV Show: Entourage
Best thing about being a Trojan: The education, location and football.
Favorite Stadium other than Coliseum: Autzen Stadium (Oregon)
Best helmets in college football other than USC: I am going to go with USC blackout helmets. If they blacked out our helmets those would be the sweetest. I love the idea of a blackout, but obviously, it will never happen.
Lebron James or Kobe Bryant: Kobe Bryant
Peyton Manning or Tom Brady: Tom Brady
Clay Matthews has emerged as one of USC's most productive players in 2008.
(Paul Pinner Photo)