NCAA 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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488 131
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 58

2
485 131
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 58

3
474 127
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 36

4
575 166
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

5
395 101
Junior Seau is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Died at 43 (1969-2012)

6
475 133
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 70

7
289 70
Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

8
274 80
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 63

9
285 94
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 36

10
312 108
Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

11
169 55
Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

12
176 59
Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

13
148 47
Tony Boselli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 45

14
266 115
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 34

15
191 73
Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

16
160 56
Charles White is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 57

17
151 52
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 87

18
131 41
Ricky Bell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Died at 29 (1955-1984)

19
168 65
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 38

20
124 39
Tyron Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 25

21
159 60
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 38

22
123 39
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 52

23
156 59
Marqise Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 26

24
144 52
Rey Maualuga is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 31

25
120 39
Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 71

26
105 30
Leonard Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

27
124 42
LenDale White is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

28
168 69
Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 31

29
115 37
Robert Woods is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 67

30
111 35
Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 73

31
102 31
Ryan Kalil is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

32
95 29
Matt Kalil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 28

33
106 38
Mike Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 58

34
94 34
Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 49

35
96 37
Sam Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

36
66 19
Sam Darnold is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
LuckyDarth123 added Sam Darnold Quarterback

37
84 37
Dwayne Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

38
70 27
Mark Carrier is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 50

39
71 28
Nelson Agholor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

40
77 34
Taylor Mays is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 30

41
72 31
Lofa Tatupu is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

42
68 28
Everson Griffen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

43
70 30
Joe McKnight is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 29

44
58 21
Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 57

45
52 17
Tim McDonald is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 53

46
57 21
Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 59

47
58 22
Keith Rivers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 31

48
53 20
Keith Van Horne is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

49
99 58
Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 25

50
56 24
Brad Budde is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 57