The USC Trojans have been a standard bearer of excellence in college football since 1888. Along the way, they have been led by many fine head coaches, including some who have gained lasting fame for guiding the Trojans to national championships.
Some of these coaches, including John McKay, John Robinson and Pete Carroll, have gone on to careers in the NFL after making a name for themselves coaching the men of Troy.
But who was the best to lead USC?
Using a non-specific set of criteria, the following list is one man's opinion of the 10 greatest coaches in Trojan history.
The order of this list may be questioned, but what can't be argued is that these men left their mark on this historic program. Whatever USC football is today can be connected to their efforts.
So let's get started on this, the 10 best Trojans coaches of all-time...