ESPN Zone's Red Carpet Grand Opening Starring Pete Carroll
The biggest celebrity of the night was none other than Carroll. The coach was the center of attention not just because everyone in attendance, especially those carrying cameras and notebooks, were eager to get a quote from Pete regarding Sanchez's decision to make the leap for the NFL, but also because the event was a benefit for his charity A Better LA.
Other celebrities in attendance included former Trojans: Reggie Bush, LenDale White, Willie McGinest, Lawrence Jackson and Rodney Peete. This event wasn't exclusive to former USC stars, athletes like the Angels' Gary Matthews Jr., and former Dodgers Kenny Lofton and Sweet Lou Johnson came out to eat free food and support Carroll.
One celebrity who was not in attendance was ESPN personality, NutriSystem pitchman and leather pant aficionado Chris Berman. Berman was back back back in Bristol, CT anchoring the worldwide leader's coverage of the NFL playoffs. That didn't stop Berman from crashing the party with a few classic rock references and unfunny nicknames via a video greeting to kick off the night.