college football The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time  

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A list of the best USC Trojans players of all time. USC football is one of the most storied programs in the history of college football. When people think of the success of the Pac-8, Pac-10, and now Pac-12, USC football usually at the top of anyone's list as the greatest school to emerge from that conference. USC is one of the winningest football programs in college history and despite the brutal sanctions that were handed down by the NCAA in 2010, the school boasts an impressive 11 national championship along with six Heisman Trophy winners, which doesn't include a seventh, Reggie Bush who won in 2005. The NCAA may have tried to erase Bush from USC history, but anyone who saw the tailback play that year considers him to be one of the greatest players not only in USC football history, but one of the greatest college football players of all time. Many of USC's best players have gone to have successful careers at the next level in the NFL and the roster of NFL stars and Hall of Famers that USC boasts can go toe-to-toe with any other school in the country. Between Marcus Allen, Matt Leinart, Junior Seau, Troy Polamalu, Ronnie Lott, Frank Gifford and so many more, USC sports some of the best college football players ever. Anyone who disputes that is either a USC hate or doesn't know a lot about college football.

This is the list of the greatest famous USC football players of all time. If you notice any of USC great who isn't listed on here feel free to add him. Vote or re-rank this list according to who you think should be considered the best USC Trojans player ever.
 

 
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Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ronnie Lott age 56

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Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Reggie Bush age 32

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Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Troy Polamalu age 35

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Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Marcus Allen age 57

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Junior Seau is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Junior Seau Died at 43 (1969-2012)

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O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
O. J. Simpson age 69

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Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Lynn Swann age 63

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Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Carson Palmer age 36

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Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Leinart age 32

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Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Frank Gifford age 86

15
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Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Steve Smith age 37

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Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Brian Cushing age 28

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Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Anthony Davis age 35

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Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Tony Boselli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tony Boselli age 44

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Charles White is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Charles White age 59

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Rey Maualuga is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rey Maualuga age 28

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Leonard Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Ricky Bell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ricky Bell Died at 29 (1955-1984)

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Matt Kalil is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Kalil age 26

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Tyron Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tyron Smith age 26

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Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ron Yary age 69

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Ryan Kalil is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ryan Kalil age 32

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Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mike Garrett age 73

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Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Jack Del Rio age 54

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LenDale White is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
LenDale White age 31

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Marqise Lee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Marqise Lee age 24

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Mike Williams is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mike Williams age 56

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Robert Woods is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Robert Woods age 65

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Sam Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rodney Peete age 51

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Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Barkley age 26

37
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Dwayne Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Mark Carrier is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mark Carrier age 50

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Brad Budde is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Brad Budde age 57

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Lofa Tatupu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Lofa Tatupu age 33

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Keith Van Horne is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Taylor Mays is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Taylor Mays age 29

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Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Dennis Smith age 58

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Nelson Agholor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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T. J. McDonald is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Chris Claiborne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Keith Rivers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Keith Rivers age 29

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Mark Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mark Sanchez age 30

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Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Joey Browner age 56

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Tim McDonald is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tim McDonald age 50