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USC Football Routs Cal: Matt Barkley, Trojans Defense Shine In Win Over Bears
USC Falls to Arizona St. for First Time Since 1999, 43-22
Where Barkley falls short of Luck USC FOOTBALL: Trojans hoping third time's the charm
USC FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Reserve tank in use for Trojans
USC hopes Coliseum is home, sweet home
Best case-worst case: USC
New kicker enables USC to dial long distance
USC Trojans fighting back from NCAA sanctions
Lofa Tatupu: Former Seahawks LB Being Recruited to Redskins by Josh Wilson
Humble USC fullback Stanley Havili takes advice before NFL career
USC suspends Marc Tyler
Two USC Trojans 2012 commits named to 2011 Butkus Award HS watch list
The Trojans keep marching on
USC Football Recruiting: 4-Star Tight End Commits to Trojans
Trojans land tight end
USC vs. Ohio State Side by Side
USC coach Lane Kiffin set to meet with NCAA board
NCAA denies USC’s appeal of penalties
Pac-12 football: Updated projections for the league race
USC football: Troy Polamalu graduates with history degree
Five things to watch in USC's spring game
USC FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Jets QB Sanchez pays a visit
USC football: Will Matt Barkley join the 30-10 club?
Will early enrollees help USC?
USC spring preview: 10 players to watch (No. 3)
USC hires Nebraska's Gilmore as WRs coach
USC signing-day rewind: Five observations
Oregon's Casey Matthews hard to miss because of name, hair
USC WR Collier leaves Trojans, but WR Ambles stays
Langi's choice: Running back will choose between Utes and USC
Missed chances, shots doom USC
USC signs two more JC gridders
Football recruiting: Losing Aaron Douglas hurts
Bradford, USC Finish Strong
USC’s Matt Barkley Likely To Start In Finale Against UCLA
Kiffin takes dig at former coach
USC building its foundation with blocks
NFL preparation is another motivator for USC players
Lane Kiffin, Trojans assistants hit recruiting road
USC football: Restarting the USC running game
Monte Kiffin hurting over USC's struggles
Trojans Expecting WSU's 'Best Shot'
Kiffin returns to Minnesota with USC
Lane Kiffin, players are coping with Southern Cal's football sanctions
Marc Tyler, a Trojans linebacker?
USC Football | Trojans tailback Allen Bradford sliding down the depth-chart
USC FOOTBALL: Freshman Woods could start season opener
USC football: Sorting out the safeties
It's offense vs. defense in USC spring game
USC football: ‘We’ve been too loose with the ball’
Taylor Mays Named Walter Camp All-American
USC, Florida, LSU shine in game's 'Golden Era'
Packers sign first-round draft pick Matthews, leaving only Raji unsigned
Browns sign 4th-round pick LB Kaluka Maiava, still in talks with first-round pick C Alex Mack
Smith, Miller healthy again for Hogs
Draft picks Kyle Moore and E.J. Biggers agree to deals with Buccaneers
2009 USC Coaches Tour Ready To Kick Off
Cincinnati Bengals 2009 NFL Draft Review
Brown on radar as draft nears
Teams figure to be lining up for USC linebackers
Trojans' quarterback Barkley getting into a groove
Seahawks' interest in USC pro day no joke
2009 NFL Draft Preview: Mark Sanchez
Two Trojans qualify for championships
Southern California QB Sanchez to enter NFL draft
USC's Williams Seeking NFL Draft Feedback
Paterno wants to be back on sidelines against Trojans
Sooner offense vs. Trojans’ D: the dream bowl we’ll never see
Irish and Trojans meet in milestone matchup
USC's Jeff Byers seeks another year of eligibility
Trojans expect to see Riley at QB
USC holds off Arizona 17-10
Sanchez's family meets with adviser on NFL
USC secondary wants to see the ball in the air
CFB: USC tries to bounce back against Oregon
College football: Troy Trojans not afraid of Ohio State Buckeyes
Buckeyes RB Wells doubtful vs. USC
Fornataro Turning Heads at USC
USC's speed has Cavaliers worried
Bush, Williams meet again in joint practice
USC's Joe McKnight injures hand in dorm accident
Weis focuses on diving into new season
USC No. 2 in coaches' poll
Southern Cal Inside Slant
Finding Value With College Football Futures
NCAA Football: NFL-style coach might vault QB into starring role
Jaguars Sign Draft Pick
Ranking the nonconference schedules
Early season ACC football kickoffs announced
Dolphins sign three draft picks; add USC center
Carroll, Tressel helped define first 10 years of BCS era
Long Beach man is a real Gladiator
Carroll, Tressel helped define first 10 years of BCS era
Kickoff Times, TV Plans Set For 6 USC Football Games In 2008
USC's deep all around as the football team heads to scrimmage
Spurrier receives Davey O'Brien Legends Award
Three Former Trojans Are Playing In The Arena Football League
Candidates line up to be NFL draft's top pick
USC Football Team Seeking Spring Walk-On Candidates
Sedrick Ellis (DT)
Trojans again finish strong in recruiting
Seven locals earn football honors
No. 1 recruit Perry enjoys visit to USC; Michigan next
Norton turns down UCLA, will remain at USC
USC guard Rachal likely leaving
Illini come up thorns: USC's weapons too much for Illinois in Rose Bowl
TROJANS ARE IN FULL BLOOM
Booty and USC out to bounce Fighting Illini
USC linemen afraid of Disneyland rides
USC players appear to be losing interest in Rose Bowl
USC gives some ground on Coliseum
USC's Ellis is a first-team All-American
USC Football Notebook:
No. 8 USC vs. UCLA
USC in talks to move Trojans from Coliseum to Rose Bowl
USC stays in Rose Bowl hunt with Arizona State thrashing
USC is still standing
Longshore has something to prove in Cal's final games
Patience pays off for USC return man Johnson
Defense, Washington keyed USC win
No. 12 USC (7-2, 4-2) at No. 24 Cal (6-3, 3-3) 5 p.m. Ch. 7
Maualuga, Cushing say they'll return for final seasons
Booty to start at quarterback for USC
USC football: Mitchell is Jekyll and Hyde
Weber: Who's Afraid of USC Now?
USC Understands This Week's Challenge
Oregon's Bellotti doesn't see quarterback choice as a problem for USC
USC's Booty feels good in practice
USC debuts in BCS standings at No. 14
USC goes to backup plan
Gimino: USC dynasty far from over
Wilner: No. 1 USC vs. No. 2 Cal? Could happen
Could USC vs. Cal be a matchup of No. 1 vs. No. 2?
UW Football Notebook | Carroll was key to Mays leaving
Davis is on the receiving end of attention
USC's Turner has work to do
Question of the week: OU, LSU or USC?
USC wary of upset
USC's Washington wants to return
Coliseum to host non-USC football
NCAA Football Preview - U-S-C Trojans
You can count on this in college football
USC Football Heavy With Special Admits
USC Players Report Today
USC gets deferential treatment from Pac-10 coaches
Trojans' competition limited to rhetoric
Even at SEC event, Pac-10 draws notice
Brinkley highlights 5 from USC on All-SEC
Soward seeks a 2nd chance
KSPN (710 ESPN)/Los Angeles Extends USC Deal to 2011
'RoJo' arrives, but let's keep pressure off
Pac-10 football: The best coaches of the past 20 years
Monte Vista standout picks USC
Time to fight for USC broadcast rights
South Carolina Football Coaches On The Recruiting Trail
Timing is everything for USC quarterback recruit
Stevens to attend USC camp
It’sofficial!
Carroll swears there's no place like USC
Coliseum Commission still pondering possible NFL arrival
Spurrier eyeing first S.C. quarterback
Clemson, USC sack their fans
Football coaches debate early signing period
The Great Scott
USC football notes: Barrett fails to remain eligible
USC football | Newton heading north - way north
Should Reggie Bush Be Forced To Talk
BC, USC close to renewing football ties
Move Those Chains: NFL Draft edition
Giants looking at drafting receivers
Trojan NFL draft preview
Receiving class could tempt Bears
Deputies investigating whether USC players were involved in weekend shooting
Ralph Heywood, 1943 All-American End, Dies
Meyer attends Trojan Huddle
USC Football Notebook: Receiver Holland injures collarbone
Harbaugh stands by words
USC NFL Pro Timing Day
UCLA Predicts 20 Point Football Victory over USC
Skip Holtz returns
Kalil stands out
Spurrier: "Stephen Got Himself Into a Tough Spot"
NFL Combine
Football in February
Early arrivals become fashionable
USC reloads on signing day
Saints assistant joins USC football staff
Parade Magazine names Aaron Corp to All-American football team
Football is out of control
Bush's USC story may just be beginning
Raiders Hire USC's Lane Kiffin
USC bashing aside, let's talk about what's really important
USC adjusts game schedule
USC picks up two commitments from Florida
2007 Preseason rankings
USC s Rivers not entering NFL draft
Carroll staying at USC
Wide receiver transfers from Arkansas to USC
Reality check
USC win validates BCS title matchup
USC Makes Strong Argument With Rose Bowl Performance
USC Puts A Pedal to Its Offense
Trojans focused on return to winning By Bruce Feldman
BKC Washington USC Preview
Jackson to return to Trojans
A different kind of game
USC Saving the best for Last
Michigan can get cancelled by USC
USC Trojans back on track
Pac-10 Football: USC: A shell of its former self or primed to break out vs. Oregon?
USC football notes: Ducks big test for Maualuga
Oregon-Southern California Preview
Trojans are trying to get tighter grip
Huskies focus on turnovers
Trojans are taken aback by Stanback
Dawgs remain wary of 3rd-ranked USC
Scouting Report: USC vs. Washington State
Tired Trojans are glad to be home
USC uses Mckay’s coaching formula
Yonus Davis a name to watch for
USC files a complaint on Musburger
USC Trojans wins over Nebraska Huskers
Jones guarantees sure win against USC Trojans
Huskers No. 19 a star in the making
USC vs. Nebraska – The much awaited game
Forward Progress
USC Strong, Colorado flops in 1st Week
Nothing but USC football
Sun Devils Have One-Sided Concerns
Newcomers show ability to impress
Gamecocks Have Secret Weapon at Defensive End
Exit Interview: Ryan and Brandon Ting
Ting brothers to leave USC football team
Cal poised to challenge USC atop Pacific-10
USC still the team to beat
Pigskin Poets event kicks off at the library
College football kicks off
USC Player sues school
Holland improves his chances to get into USC
Top recruits commit
USC football: Lewis won't be back
Cassel confident as Brady's backup
USC May Be Spoiler in NFL Coliseum Plan
Recruiting Week in Review
Celebrating an American Original
Rough at home, but not impossible
Sanchez will not face charges
LA Sports & Entertainment Commission's 4th Annual NFL 101/201
Dates remain same for Huskers' 2006 season
Representatives fail to serve best interests of Reggie Bush
Taylor a striking figure for Valencia
Ex-Wilson star Perez knows what is important
Bush To Wear #25
Reggie Bush Can't Wear 5
SC Athletic Hall of Fame inducts eight members
High hopes selling tickets for Saints, Cardinals
Suspect says he did not shoot Francis
Saints watch Bush
Vince, Reggie and Matt still the darlings of the football crowd
Changing of the QB : Razorbacks won’t have to face three NFL draftees
USC’s Ryan Francis killed in Baton Rouge
USC football notes: Factors help out Sanchez
Morning Briefing
UCLA Hosts USC For Three-Game Pac-10 Series
Death Of Former USC Football Player Ruled Accidental
USC Football scrutinized
USC housing under investigation
Paris Hilton - Now Dating USC football star
Raiders pick up heralded safety
Draft Surprises Are the Least of U.S.C.'s Recent Concerns
What's the deal with LenDale White?
USC Trojans (Booty to return earlier than expected)



2006 USC News
The USC Trojans football team was founded in 1888. It is a member of the Pac-10 (Pacific Ten) Conference - where it ranks 3rd in over-all team titles; as well as the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) where it is 1st.

The Trojans currently have 11 National Championships, is among the top in the country's win percentage (70%) as well as the total all-time number of wins (732) in 2005.

Tickets for USC Trojans football games usually sell out for every game especially when the USC Plays against UCLA. The 2008 Rose Bowl was no acception, the sell out game saw the 7th ranked USC Trojans defeat the 13th ranked Illinois Fighting Illini.

USC football teams, which have suffered only three losing seasons since 1961, have captured 35 Pac-10 titles – the fourth-most conference championships of any school, and more than twice as many as any other Pac-10 member. USC has also made 44 appearances in bowl games, placing them fourth nationally, and have won 28 bowls, behind only Alabama's 30. USC's 21 victories and 30 appearances in the Rose Bowl are both easily the most of any school in a single bowl (much of this has to do with the Rose Bowl's policy, until the BCS years, of always having a Pac-10 or other Pacific Coast school in the game). Local ticket brokers can always help you get tickets for thier games as well as 2009 Pasadena Rose Bowl tickets. Individual players have also won numerous accolades, with seven winning the Heisman Trophy (tying USC with Notre Dame for the most recipients), 28 earning induction to the College Football Hall of Fame, and over 130 receiving All-American honors.


USC has had 65 first-round NFL Draft picks through 2005, more than any other team. As of a 1999 article in The San Diego Union-Tribune, USC had the most Pro Bowl selections with 162, overshadowing Notre Dame's 135. A Trojan has played in all but two Super Bowls through 2006.

The 2006 Trojans came out strong, easily defending their top-10 status throughout the year. However, USC began to display marked inconsistencies, as their margins of victory began to slip. The first setback proved to be a 35-33 loss to unranked Oregon State, in which the Beavers were able to repeatedly capitalize on several Trojan turnovers. Surprisingly, though USC dropped initially in the polls, they worked their way back up to the No. 3 spot by the final week of the season. After defeating both Notre Dame and Cal, the Trojans were considered to be a virtual lock for the National Championship Game against Ohio State. However, USC was shocked in the final game of the season, losing to crosstown rival UCLA 13-9. This eliminated the Trojans from championship contention and opened the door for Florida to become Ohio State's opponent.

During Pete Carroll's six years as head coach, USC has lost only one game by more than seven points, that being a 27-16 loss at Notre Dame in his first season. The 21st century has also seen the rise of USC football's popularity in the Los Angeles market: without any stadium expansions, USC has broken its average home attendance record four times in a row: reaching 77,804 in 2003, 85,229 in 2004, 90,812 in 2005 and over 91,416 with one game to go in 2006 (the capacity of the Coliseum is 92,000).

On January 6, 2007, 6 days after the 2007 Rose Bowl Game, USC kicker Mario Danelo was found dead at the bottom of the White Point Cliff near Point Fermin Lighthouse in San Pedro, California.

For 2007 recruiting, USC has continued its tradition of recruting talent, and was able to acquire ranked running back Joe McKnight, who some sports writers beilive was the best high school player in the country.

USC has been named the presumptive pre-season #1 team for the 2007 season by major media sources

The 2007 USC Trojans entered the season picked as the unanimous #1 team, with expectations of playing in the BCS National Title Game. After the incredible loss to 41-point underdog Stanford their season came into serious question, and after further losing to Oregon there were questions as to whether USC would even win the Pacific 10 Conference. The Trojans were able to regroup and salvage their season, winning a share of the conference and the Rose Bowl, and by the end of the season were said to be playing the best football of anyone in the country. Injuries to key players, particularly quarterback John David Booty's broken finger during the Stanford game, had a significant impact over the season, leading to questions of how USC would have fared if injuries had not taken their toll.

USC finished the season ranked #2 in the Coaches Poll and #3 in the AP Poll, trading the respective #3 and #2 spots with Georgia, another team that finished with a strong 11-2 record and a domineering performance in its BCS Bowl game. The teams finished close to each other in the final polls: In the Coaches Poll, USC received 1380 votes to Georgia's 1370; and in the AP Poll Georgia received 1515 to USC's 1500. USC received one first-place vote in the final AP Poll. With LSU's dominating win over Ohio State in the BCS National Championship Game, college football had its first two-loss national champion, and with teams like USC and Georgia locked out of playing LSU or Ohio State, the season ended in calls for some form of Football Bowl Subdivision playoff.

The Trojans were able to accomplish two unprecedented feats: USC became the first team to win six straight Pac-10 titles, and became the first team in major college football to achieve six straight 11-win seasons. In addition, USC also remained tied for the most BCS Bowl appearances at six, all consecutive.

Immediately after the 2007-2008 bowl season, in early looks at the 2008 season, USC was ranked as the pre-season #4 (Sports Illustrated) and #5 (ESPN.com) due to key player departures mitigated by the overall talent level. Sports Illustrated soon revised its ranking to #3 after nearly all draft-eligible juniors decided to remain with the program instead of entering the NFL Draft

If your looking to see one of the biggest games of the year check out USC Trojans vs the UCLA Bruins you really wont be disapointed.

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