2009: Garratt will serve as a backup linebacker and key special teamer as a senior in 2009.
2008: Garratt, a one-time walk-on who earned a scholarship in the fall of 2008, was a backup linebacker and played on special teams as a junior in 2008. Overall in 2008 while appearing in 12 games (all but Ohio State), he made 5 tackles, including 0.5 for a loss.
2007: Garratt appeared in 5 games (Idaho, Washington State, Washington, Notre Dame and Illinois) on special teams as a sophomore walk-on linebacker in 2007, but did not make a tackle.
2006: Garratt appeared in 4 games (Stanford, Oregon, California and Michigan) as a reserve linebacker and on special teams as a redshirt freshman walk-on in 2006. Overall, he made 1 tackle (versus Michigan).
2005: Garratt redshirted as a reserve freshman walk-on linebacker in 2005, his first year at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: He prepped at South Tahoe High in South Lake Tahoe (Calif.).
PERSONAL: He's a history major at USC with a B- average (2.90 GPA).
GAME-BY-GAME WITH NICK GARRATT