For the second year in a row -- but only the fourth time in history -- the Super Bowl will be played without a former Trojans player in uniform.
Three new assistant coaches have signed on with USC, which has had a lot of success setting up its assistant coaches for greatness.
A quiet, serene offseason just got complicated for USC football coach Lane Kiffin, who saw assistant coaches Joe Barry and Ted Gilmore leave for the NFL during the past week.
It's no secret that the Arizona schools have a deep foundation of California talent. But several excellent players have gone from Arizona to USC over the years.