November 22, 2006

Buehler shows Versatility

Sophomore David Buehler came to USC this summer out of Santa Ana Junior College. Since his arrival he has been listed at four different positions and had two different numbers, not including the various black jerseys he wears as a member of the service team. Somewhat lost in obscurity, only the diehard fans even knew about Buehler until he nailed that 49-yard field goal to tie the game against Cal.

The score was 9-6 in favor of the Golden Bears. USC faced a 4th and long from the 32-yard line. It first appeared that Pete Carroll decided to go for it, but during a timeout he changed his mind.

Once the decision to kick the field goal was set, the only question was which kicker would attempt it.

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