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House Proceeding 03-03-09 on Mar 3rd, 2009 :: 0:56:15 to 1:00:20
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Diane E. Watson

0:56:11 to 0:56:31( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: team for their success. i thank congresswoman watson for bringing this resolution forward. mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from colorado reserves his time. the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: i see the gentlelady. would you prefer to go ahead of

Diane E. Watson

0:56:15 to 1:00:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Diane E. Watson

0:56:32 to 0:56:56( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: me? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from colorado. mr. polis: mr. speaker, i'm pleased to recognize the gentlelady from california, ms. watson, for five minutes. gentlelady will be is recognized for five minutes. ms. watson: mr. speaker. i thank my two colleagues for allowing me this time.

Diane E. Watson

0:56:57 to 0:57:19( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: i rise in strong support of h.r. 153. this is the resolution that is honoring the university of southern california, u.s.c. as we call it in my district, trojan football team for their historic 2009 rose bowl victory.

Diane E. Watson

0:57:20 to 0:57:41( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: during the 2008 to 2009 season, u.s.c. achieved several historic feats with seven being the magic number. the trojan football team finished the season with an unmatched season with 11 or more victories.

Diane E. Watson

0:57:42 to 0:58:07( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: they appeared in an unprecedented seventh consecutive bowl championship series game. then the team won an unparalleled seventh consecutive pac-10 title and achieved a seventh straight top five finish. u.c. defeated penn state by a

Diane E. Watson

0:58:08 to 0:58:28( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: score of 38-24 in the 2009 rose bowl game. and i was there to witness it. with the win u.s.c. became the first team to win three consecutive rose bowls. also u.s.c. has won now more rose bowls than any other

Diane E. Watson

0:58:29 to 0:58:53( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: collegiate football team in the nation. they are now tied for the record for the most bowl victories of all time. u.s.c.'s coach, pete carroll, completed yet another successful season. since becoming head football

Diane E. Watson

0:58:54 to 0:59:14( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: coach in 2001, carroll in 1988 -- 88-15, an average of 85.4% win. coach carroll's winning percentage is the best among any ncaa division i coach with at least five years of experience.

Diane E. Watson

0:59:15 to 0:59:38( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: u.s.c.'s quarterback, mark sanchez, threw f a record tying four touchdown passes. for his performance sanchez was named the offensive most valuable player of the game.

Diane E. Watson

0:59:39 to 1:00:00( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: u.s.c.'s linebacker made four tackles and two pass breakups. for his performance he was named the defensive most valuable player of the game. . mr. speaker, i urge my colleagues to support

Diane E. Watson

1:00:01 to 1:00:21( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: let's recognize th achievements of the players, the coaches, the students, the alumni and staff who are instrumental in helping u.s.c. win the 2009 rose bowl. mr. speaker, thank you, and i yield back the remainder of my time. i'd like to thank my colleagues

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