Write this down people- I'm about to give some PAC-10 love
A ceremony honoring the late Mario Danelo will be held tonight before USC's season opener against Idaho. Danelo, a record-setting kicker for the Trojans in 2005 and 2006, would have been a senior this season. He died last January from a fall from a cliff near his home in San Pedro. No USC player will wear No. 19 this season, but players' helmets will be adorned with a No. 19 decal. The Coliseum goal posts are protected with padding that has Danelo's name on it, and a banner near the tunnel is emblazoned with Danelo's favorite saying, "Living the Dream."- Fannation Truth and Rumors
Saw that yesturday- then I saw this.
"You probably did not see it unless you're a USC fan or happened to be watching Fox Sports Net late Saturday night, but in a touching moment, the Trojans lined up for their first extra-point attempt against Idaho without a kicker, intentionally accepting the delay of game penalty in honor of Mario Danelo, USC's much-beloved kicker the past two seasons, who died last January when he fell from a cliff near his hometown in San Pedro, Calif. The crowd at the Coliseum at first seemed confused but then began cheering when they figured out what had happened."- Stewart Mandel
This is awesome and until USC plays ND I will be pulling for them to make every FG and XP until then. Teams like that make me love the game a little bit more and I am sure his family was moved. As was I.
Good for you Pete- Good Job.