See, USC was leading 21-7 with just under a minute to go. The Trojans took a knee to run out the clock, but Rick Neuheisel inexplicably called a timeout. Pete Carroll, never known for taking the high road, decided that instead of just continuing to kneel on the ball, he'd counter with this:
Naturally, all hell broke loose, as sportsmanship decided to take the evening off. But hey, at least this game will be interesting to watch every year from now until whenever Pete Carroll goes back to the NFL.