USC's policy on retiring numbers only applies to Heisman Trophy winners, a policy that doesn't allow the school to honor many of its greatest players.
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.
USC is looking to resume its mastery over Notre Dame, which broke an eight-game losing streak to the Trojans last season
Kyle Williams gives his memories from playing in the one of the greatest games of recent college football history.