Though the Trojans might benefit if Florida State releases the star 2013 linebacker from his letter of intent, they know what kind of moral dilemma FSU coach Jimbo Fisher is facing.
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.
The USC Trojans can unwrap these presents in Sun Bowl and beyond.
Maybe it's been a disappointing season, but after a couple seasons without a bowl appearance, the Trojans and their fans should enjoy the Sun Bowl.
While it's easy to be gloomy, things aren't all bad for USC, as an opponent it's beaten eight straight times, Cal, is next on the schedule.
Amid USC's dominating Week 1 win, an investigation involving former player Joe McKnight pins a cloud over the Trojans.
USC center Khaled Holmes is using lessons from the past, and from those close to him, in an attempt to make 2012 special for the Trojans.
In punishing the innocent players and coaches at Penn State, the NCAA made a similarly overbearing punishment like it did with the Trojans two years ago.
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".
The success of Marqise Lee -- along with Nickell Robey, Tony Burnett and D.J. Morgan -- in track and field brings back memories of past two-sport Trojans stars.
USC was the toast of Los Angeles for most of the Pete Carroll era. Thanks to a talented group in 2012, that hype is starting to build again.
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.
While 10 Trojans were selected in the 2008 draft, walk-on receiver Brad Walker saw his career, which was highlighted by being the intended receiver on Reggie Bush's ill-fated lateral against Texas, end.
Nicknames have gone hand in hand with success over USC's illustrious football history. So what nickname will star QB Matt Barkley be called by the time he's done in Troy?
In going back through USC's championship teams, one constant has been an explosive punt returner.
While there aren't any San Diego County products on the Trojans' radar this year, the area has been fruitful for the Trojans in the past.