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.
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.
Despite losing in the city section title game for the second year in a row, USC wide receiver Darreus Rogers goes off. Jordan Simmons also updates his status.
Offensive linemen will be the main focus in the CIF-SS Pac-5 championship game, as USC commit Max Tuerk's Santa Margarita team faces USC target Kyle Murphy's San Clemente squad.
The crosstown rivalry has some championship stakes for UCLA, which would clinch a berth in the Pac-12 title game with a victory over USC.
With buckets of wins and flashy uniforms, Oregon is becoming heavy recruiting competition for USC.
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.
Erik McKinney takes a look at the five California state bowl games coming up this weekend, several of which feature USC recruiting targets.
Scott Starr takes official visit to USC, while Ellis McCarthy and several other USC recruits prepare for CIF championship games.
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.