While USC quarterback John David Booty enjoys the limelight on Saturdays, he spends the rest of his time in a dingy two-story apartment complex about seven blocks north of campus. His place is as simple as a quarterback sneak. There's just a living room, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms. Andy Gui, a pitcher on the baseball team, lives in the other room. <br><br>Here, Booty checks his mail, just like any other student.
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The main attraction of Booty's living room is a 60-inch television, which is showing Game 7 of the National League Championship Series. When a live ball game isn't airing, Booty pops in game tape to study.<rb."This is where I spend most of my time," Booty says.<br><br>Here he is with his friend from high school, Aaron Savoie, who played running back on Booty's state championship teams in Louisiana.
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John David hanging out with his older brother Josh, who played professional baseball and football. Josh crashes with John David whenever he can.
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No, his room isn't that small ... Booty's California King-sized bed just takes up most of the free space.
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Because sometimes the floor just works better than the closet...
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Booty says he's a simple guy -- and judging from his suitcase-turned-nightstand -- he may have a good point.
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Booty shows off his Pacific-10 Conference championship ring which he won last year. He also has a couple national championship and state championship rings in his trophy case.
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I'm a bagel and cream cheese guy," Booty says of his culinary taste.His favorite food is Mexican. In his fridge, however, he keeps it simple and healthy.
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Say hi to George the Gecko, the house pet which belongs to Andy (as do the television and surfing pictures).
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Booty with "The Savior," his name for the air-conditioning unit in his room. "It gets really hot in the summer," Booty says. This is what makes his apartment livable during double-days."
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"It's L.A. You never know," Booty says of his baseball bat/lethal weapon.
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Booty poses with his roommate, Andy.
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