There will be more than bragging rights on the line when USC and UCLA square off on Saturday. It's reminiscient of 2002, when the Trojans scored a decisive victory.
A big win over Arizona State, led by the beleaguered defense, has USC feeling good heading into a huge showdown with rival UCLA.
With less than three months before the opening of the 2012 season, WeAreSC takes a preliminary look at the Trojans' schedule.
By beating UCLA 50-0 with nothing at stake but pride, USC sent a message to their fans and the rest of the Pac-12 that Troy has not fallen.
Not only does the USC-UCLA rivalry divide Los Angeles, but it also divides the households of some players.
This week's Roundtable discusses the panel's favorite memories from the USC-UCLA rivalry.