While a lot of Pac-12 schools have hit home runs with recent coaching hires, history suggests that there's no failsafe formula to ensure success.
As the 2012 season opens, the USC Trojans are riding high, buoyed by the expectations of fans and media. But what will happen when adversity inevitably strikes?
Not only does the USC-UCLA rivalry divide Los Angeles, but it also divides the households of some players.
They call it their own little frat house. But for a group of locally based young USC players, it's all about fun and winning.