USC football has been hit with sanctions by the NCAA.
These include a two year ban of playing in bowl games, four years probation, and loss of scholarships.
Any normal football team or school would not be able to overcome these sanctions.
Here are your top five reasons USC is not a "normal" team.
Yes, Lane Kiffin will help USC overcome its problems. It's not just Lane Kiffin who came to USC—he brought his boys with him.
First his father, longtime defensive guru Monte Kiffin, will come aboard as the defensive coordinator, as he was at Tennessee.
Also coming onto the staff from Tennessee is top recruiter Ed Orgeron, who should help keep the team in good shape.
These football gurus should keep USC at the top of its game.
The history of USC football speaks for itself.
This history is a top reason why it can overcome the sanctions. This is a school that will be relevant in all sports no matter what happens to it.
Barkley, winner of the Emerald Bowl last year, now has to wait two whole seasons until he can play in another bowl game.
But if he can rally all of his other sophomore players after the ban is over, he and all the other seniors can make a national title run in the 2012 season.
This is a huge reason this school will be able to overcome the sanctions.
For now, it is the football team of Los Angeles, California, so it attracts as much attention and noise as a pro football team would get.
This is it right here, the biggest reason for USC to keep it moving.
Is has the biggest fan base in college football and this will help USC get through it. This is Los Angeles' pro football team.
USC fans will will help the Trojans get through it without a problem, and soon, and return back to glory.