On Tuesday afternoon, the Oakland Raiders announced the signing of quarterback Matt Leinart to their roster. Leinart signed a one-year deal and is expected to be the backup quarterback for Carson Palmer. This will not be Leinart's first time being second in line to Palmer. Leinart backed up Palmer when they both played football at USC. Both ended their career at USC by winning the Heisman Trophy, Palmer in 2002 and Leinart in 2004.
Leinart had an amazing career with the USC Trojans. Leinart was a three-time All-American and in 2004, he led the Trojans to a BCS national championship. In 2004, Leinart also won the Heisman Trophy. According to Click to Read More.