Today's top HS players from Southern California grew up rooting for the Reggie Bush-era Trojans, and it's making it easier for USC to recruit.
Greg Katz takes a look at the history of USC fans criticizing whoever calls the plays for the Trojans.
Outside of quarterback Matt Barkley, USC wasn't at its best against Utah before pulling out the win. As the scheduled gets tougher, the Trojans need to be, too.
Recent chatter got Greg Katz thinking about who he'd consider the best running back in USC history. After deliberation, he had a craving for "The Juice".
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.
With only three tailbacks on the roster the coaches understand it's critical to add depth at the position in the next recruiting cycle.
Not only does Matt Barkley's decision to return to USC for his senior season help the Trojans in 2012, but it allows them to stack the QB position nicely in the future.
Greg Katz highlights the obvious and not-so-obvious gifts for members of the Trojan family during the holiday season.
Steve Bisheff wonders if Heisman snub brings Matt Barkley back, expresses surprise at the winner and wonders what the Lakers are doing.
Since he wasn't invited to New York, Matt Barkley has no chance at the Heisman Trophy this year. But there have been some great Trojans who never hoisted the Heisman.
Matt Barkley has had gaudy stretches, but hasn't gotten the continous hype of Trent Richardson or Andrew Luck.
Steve Bisheff will hold onto his Heisman ballot till the last minute, and Matt Barkley could make his list.
It wasn't pretty, especially on defense, but USC showed the resolve necessary to get back in the win column.