With the Sun Bowl on the horizon, Lane Kiffin is about to join a long list of coaches who led USC to bowl games. Not all of them are remembered fondly for their bowl performances.
USC's track record in non-marquee December bowl games isn't very good, so Trojans fans might want to be wary of their Sun Bowl matchup with Georgia Tech.
USC's recruiting class has suffered some blows recently, but having all of their commits at the two big all-star games should be a benefit down the stretch.
After the season began with dreams of a BCS national championship, Lane Kiffin will need to get his team motivated for the Sun Bowl.
With all the mini-controversies swirling around Lane Kiffin this season, Saturday's showdown with UCLA could have far-reaching implications.
UCLA might have surpassed USC in the standings, but the Bruins will need to beat the Trojans in a big game this weekend.
There's nothing not to like about the Rose Bowl. But for college football to evolve and move to a playoff, the Big Ten and Pac-12 have to release their grip on the fabeled game.
Sunday's Super Bowl might be lacking former Trojans, but USC has made its mark in the 46-year history of the game.