Yogi Roth, who spent the 2 recent years (2005-06) as a video assistant with the USC football program, is in his second year on the Trojan staff as a graduate assistant working with the quarterbacks. In 2007, quarterback John David Booty was a fifth round pick in the NFL draft following the season. USC played in the 2006 Rose Bowl (BCS Championship Game), 2007 Rose Bowl and 2008 Rose Bowl. Roth, 26, came to USC after spending 2004 as a sports broadcaster. He was an analyst on college football and basketball telecasts on Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh and served as the sideline reporter and pre- and post-game host for Pittsburgh football radio broadcasts. He was a wide receiver at Pittsburgh for 4 seasons (2000-03), originally a walk-on who earned a scholarship as a junior and became a part-time starter with 15 career receptions. He twice won Big East All-Academic honors. While at Pitt, he interned in the Pittsburgh mayor's and state representative's offices and with FSN Pittsburgh and was an academic tutor in the athletic department. He also spent the spring of 2004 studying in Australia and Bali. He earned his bachelor's degree in communication and rhetoric from Pittsburgh in 2004 and a master's degree in communication management from USC in 2006. He starred in 4 sports (football, basketball, baseball and track) at Lackawanna Trail High in Dalton, Pa. He twice was named All-State in football and was the Pennsylvania Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. He was born on Sept. 20, 1981. He is single. His maternal grandparents were Holocaust survivors and his mother is an Israeli immigrant.
BIRTHDAY: Sept. 20, 1981 FAMILY: Single HIGH SCHOOL: Lackawanna Trail HS, Dalton, Pa. EDUCATION: