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.
The USC Trojans can unwrap these presents in Sun Bowl and beyond.
USC has had the Sun Bowl blues, as it has lost its only two trips to El Paso, falling to Michigan State in 1990 and TCU in 1998.
Against Michigan State, Michigan's defense showed capable enough to win a Big Ten championship whether the Wolverines' offense puts up points or not.
It's no secret that the Arizona schools have a deep foundation of California talent. But several excellent players have gone from Arizona to USC over the years.