When USC defeated Alabama, 42-21, as the first fully integrated team playing the Crimson Tide in the South, it changed the course of college football forever.
In October, 'Carmageddon' could be coming to the Coliseum, if USC hosts Arizona on Thursday, Oct. 10, in the middle of L.A. rush hour.
Alabama's dominating win in the BCS National Championship Game stirs memories of the USC Trojans' similar days of domination. Now, USC must rediscover those old winning ways.
USC's recruiting class has suffered some blows recently, but having all of their commits at the two big all-star games should be a benefit down the stretch.
With the Sun Bowl on the horizon, Lane Kiffin is about to join a long list of coaches who led USC to bowl games. Not all of them are remembered fondly for their bowl performances.
In his final high school game, USC linebacker recruit Michael Hutchings helped perennial national power Concord (Calif.) De La Salle win its fourth consecutive state title.
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.
After the season began with dreams of a BCS national championship, Lane Kiffin will need to get his team motivated for the Sun Bowl.
Su'a Cravens had a glorious high school career at Vista Murrieta (Calif.) High School, but the USC commit was unable to grab a second consecutive CIF title in his final game.
Southern Cal quarterback commit Max Browne is expected to break the state of Washington career passing yards record in his final game before he moves on to the next level.
With all the mini-controversies swirling around Lane Kiffin this season, Saturday's showdown with UCLA could have far-reaching implications.
With UCLA on the rise and both teams fighting for a spot in the Pac-12 title game, this year's USC-UCLA game could turn out to be a classic rivalry shootout.
UCLA might have surpassed USC in the standings, but the Bruins will need to beat the Trojans in a big game this weekend.
Steve Bisheff warns USC fans of another shootout against Arizona State, marvels at Chip Kelly's offense and wonders about Blake Griffin's durability.
USC can still force a rematch with Oregon in the Pac-12 title game, but the Trojans will have to go a long way to earn it.
Steve Bisheff thinks Oregon should be bigger favorites against USC, that Manti Te'o has Heisman promise and wonders what Mike Trout has to do to be a Gold Glover.