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.
Max Wittek ably followed Matt Barkley's footsteps at Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei High School. He hopes to position himself this spring to do it again at USC.
Steve Bisheff selects the best of the best from his 50 seasons of covering USC football.
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.
Steve Bisheff appeals to USC to take care of star receiver Robert Woods and thinks Matt Leinart could succeed in Houston.
Matt Barkely has done just about everything right since arriving on campus in 2009 except win enough games.