The link between Matt Barkley and Reggie Bush in USC Trojans history might not seem like a logical connection, but they are linked in terms of how these two will forever be viewed.
Amid USC's dominating Week 1 win, an investigation involving former player Joe McKnight pins a cloud over the Trojans.
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 two mentions in a speech by President Barack Obama, Denard Robinson went from a star athlete to an icon. College athletes who have been there give their takes and offer Robinson advice.
USC might be on the West Coast, but its style has held up well, both in the trenches and on the scoreboard, against the SEC.
Steve Bisheff selects the best of the best from his 50 seasons of covering USC football.