November 29, 2006
Kalil All-Pac-10 again
For the second year in a row center Ryan Kalil was named a first team All-Pac-10 selection. The senior has been an anchor on the line for the last few years and made his final appearance in the Coliseum against the Irish. USCFootball.com caught up with Kalil to get his thoughts on post season awards, his performance against Notre Dame and what to expect against the Bruins.
It has been an emotional week for Kalil and his family. Shortly after beating the No. 5 ranked Irish Kalil learned he was voted the best center in the conference yet again.
"It was a lot of fun to be able to be on there two years in a row," Kalil said about his All-Pac-10 selection. "It was cool that I got a call from my dad, he was really proud about it."
Kalil wasn't alone, Sam Baker was a first team selection and Chilo Rachal was a second teamer.
"Sammy B was on there and Chilo got it for the first time so that was really cool. I didn't get it my first time coming out," Kalil said.
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