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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1
480 130
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 58

2
571 164
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

3
469 126
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 36

4
482 131
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 58

5
473 131
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 70

6
390 101
Junior Seau is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Died at 43 (1969-2012)

7
286 69
Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

8
272 79
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 63

9
310 106
Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

10
282 94
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 36

11
175 57
Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

12
166 54
Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

13
146 47
Tony Boselli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 45

14
189 72
Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

15
263 115
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 34

16
158 55
Charles White is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 57

17
150 51
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 87

18
129 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
167 65
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 38

20
158 60
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 38

21
121 39
Tyron Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 25

22
121 39
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 52

23
154 59
Marqise Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 26

24
168 68
Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 31

25
105 30
Leonard Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

26
123 41
LenDale White is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

27
141 52
Rey Maualuga is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 31

28
118 39
Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 71

29
109 35
Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 73

30
112 37
Robert Woods is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 67

31
101 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
105 38
Mike Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 58

34
91 34
Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 49

35
94 37
Sam Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

36
63 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
83 37
Dwayne Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

38
69 27
Mark Carrier is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 50

39
69 28
Nelson Agholor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

40
70 29
Joe McKnight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 29

41
71 30
Lofa Tatupu is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

42
76 34
Taylor Mays is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 30

43
67 28
Everson Griffen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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

45
51 17
Tim McDonald is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 53

46
56 21
Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 59

47
56 22
Keith Rivers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 31

48
52 20
Keith Van Horne is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

49
98 57
Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 25

50
55 24
Brad Budde is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 57