Alabama's dominating win in the BCS National Championship Game stirs memories of the USC Trojans' similar days of domination. Now, USC must rediscover those old winning ways.
After the season began with dreams of a BCS national championship, Lane Kiffin will need to get his team motivated for the Sun Bowl.
The crosstown showdown between USC and UCLA has big implications, as a trip to the Pac-12 title game is at stake.
UCLA might have surpassed USC in the standings, but the Bruins will need to beat the Trojans in a big game this weekend.
To listen to some experts, USC and LSU are favored to meet for the BCS title in six months. As long as we're having fun with way-too-early projections, let's break down that matchup.
With Matt Barkley's return, along with a host of others, has USC poised for a return to national title-contender status.
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.
In going back through USC's championship teams, one constant has been an explosive punt returner.
The importance of a USC-ND game is measured at the end of the season. Therefore, the blowouts of 1974 and 1977 - and the national championships that followed - are integral parts of the rivalry's lore.