Currently alive, at 33 years of age.
1983 – Born on the 11th of May in Santa Ana, California.
2000 – He accepted a scholarship to University of Southern California.
2003 – He played college football for the University of Southern California Trojans, leading them to an AP national championship in 2003.
2004 – His junior year at USC, he won the Heisman Trophy.
2005 – Leinart passed Palmer as USC’s all-time passing leader, and was one of only five players to go into a season with the possibilty of winning two Heisman Trophies.
– On the 7th of December, Leinart was selected as a Heisman Trophy finalist for a second consecutive year, set to appear again at the award ceremony in New York City with teammate Reggie Bush and University of Texas at Austin quarterback Vince Young.
2006 – Leinart was selected tenth overall in the Draft by the Arizona Cardinals, where he will likely be mentored by former NFL MVP quarterback Kurt Warner. Leinart will wear jersey #7
– He signed with Creative Artists Agency to handle endorsements, and Leigh Steinberg to be his agent in January.