While waiting for top prospects to announce their decisions on signing day can be nerve-wracking, few dramas compare to 1979 and Herschel Walker and Kerwin Bell.
Maybe it's been a disappointing season, but after a couple seasons without a bowl appearance, the Trojans and their fans should enjoy the Sun Bowl.
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 has had the Sun Bowl blues, as it has lost its only two trips to El Paso, falling to Michigan State in 1990 and TCU in 1998.
USC can't afford to look past its Sun Bowl matchup with a Georgia Tech team that runs a unique and difficult triple-option offense.
After the season began with dreams of a BCS national championship, Lane Kiffin will need to get his team motivated for the Sun Bowl.