1. Mosi Tatupu Helped John Robinson Modernize Trojan Football

    Anyone who saw Mosi Tatupu play could not help but admire his effort plus style. Tatupu, who died at 54, will be sorely missed. He was a player’s player and coach’s player who did all that was asked of him and then some...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about over 4 years ago 353 reads 1 comments

  2. Top 10 Trojans: Three for the Heisman

    USC has achieved the lofty position of having seven players win the Heisman Trophy. Four of them have already been mentioned in the ongoing series ranking the top 10 players in Troy's storied program...

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  3. Did Lane Kiffin Make the Wrong Call Against Texas in 2006?

    When Lane Kiffin was being considered to take over the USC head coaching job, which he ultimately did, there was all kinds of debate pro and con...

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  4. USC-Washington: Trojans Impose Big D on the Basketball Court, Defeat Huskies

    Supposing someone said before last fall’s football campaign that the USC defense would implode on the football field, as it did at Oregon and at home against Stanford, but that after being ...

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  5. Howland and O'Neill: Best Ever UCLA-USC Coaching Matchup?

    Like so many longstanding college rivalries, the crosstown basketball battles between UCLA and USC have gone in cycles...

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  6. Abolish College Football's Celebration Penalty

    There is a wide and easily detectable difference between taunting and celebrating. The College Football Rules Committee needs to be made aware of this difference...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 517 reads 23 comments

  7. Pete Carroll's Most Memorable USC Victories

    Pete Carroll had a host of brilliant and prestigious victories in his storied run as head coach at USC from 2001 to 2009...

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  8. Super Bowl XLIV: The New Orleans Saints Go Marching In

    The team that had been the butt of so many jokes for so many years of frustration now has the ultimate final laugh. After Katrina and the tragedies nature bestowed on New Orleans the Saints ...

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  9. The Top 10 USC Football Players

    Charles White rates with O.J. Simpson and Ronnie Lott as a great physical talent, someone his Trojan coach John Robinson called the 190-pound tailback "the toughest player" he had ever been around...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 569 reads 5 comments

  10. Pete Carroll and John McKay: Two Trojan Coaching Legends and the NFL

    When Pete Carroll announced he was leaving USC, the school he turned into a dynasty by winning two National Championships and nearly a third along with seven straight Pac 10 titles, similarities ...

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  11. Great Trojan Players: Ronnie Lott and the TNT Assault

    When Ronnie Lott played football, a look at a program would list his weight at or around 200 pounds. Ball carriers tackled by him would protest that the information could not be correct...

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  12. The University of Southern California's Top 10 Trojans: Part One, O.J. Simpson

    To select the top 10 players in a storied program such as that of the University of Southern California, marked by 11 national championships and seven Heisman Trophy winners, is no easy task...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 337 reads 1 comments

  13. Jones, McKay, Carroll: The Trio That Created a Trojan Dynasty

    The USC Trojans have won 11 NCAA football championships. The trio of Howard Jones, John McKay, and Pete Carroll is responsible for all but one. The process began after Howard Jones left Iowa and came west to take the head coaching job at USC...

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