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.


 
list ordered by

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407 106
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ronnie Lott age 58

2
478 132
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Reggie Bush age 33

3
391 101
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Troy Polamalu age 36

4
406 107
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Marcus Allen age 58

5
338 83
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)

6
397 106
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
O. J. Simpson age 70

7
237 58
Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

8
235 61
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Lynn Swann age 66

9
264 87
Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

10
239 78
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Carson Palmer age 38

11
136 44
Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

12
143 49
Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

13
120 37
Tony Boselli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tony Boselli age 45

14
217 92
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Leinart age 34

The Most Underrated College Football Player

15
154 59
Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

16
145 56
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Steve Smith age 38

17
124 44
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Frank Gifford age 87

18
138 54
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Anthony Davis age 38

19
134 52
Charles White is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Charles White age 60

20
108 37
Ricky Bell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ricky Bell Died at 29 (1955-1984)

21
145 60
Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Brian Cushing age 31

The Most Beautiful Women in the World

22
102 35
Tyron Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tyron Smith age 27

23
121 48
Rey Maualuga is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rey Maualuga age 31

24
99 35
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Jack Del Rio age 55

25
98 35
Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ron Yary age 71

26
132 57
Marqise Lee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Marqise Lee age 26

27
100 37
LenDale White is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
LenDale White age 33

28
87 29
Ryan Kalil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ryan Kalil age 33

The Best Alabama Crimson Tide Football Players of All Time

29
91 32
Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mike Garrett age 73

30
81 27
Leonard Williams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

31
79 26
Matt Kalil is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Kalil age 28

32
91 35
Mike Williams is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mike Williams age 58

33
91 35
Robert Woods is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Robert Woods age 67

34
79 33
Sam Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

35
75 31
Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rodney Peete age 52

The Smartest Celebrities

36
61 26
Lofa Tatupu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Lofa Tatupu age 35

37
58 25
Mark Carrier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mark Carrier age 52

38
68 34
Dwayne Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

39
47 18
Keith Van Horne is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

40
63 31
Taylor Mays is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Taylor Mays age 30

41
45 17
Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Joey Browner age 57

42
54 25
Nelson Agholor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

The Best Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time

43
46 19
Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Dennis Smith age 59

44
46 21
Keith Rivers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Keith Rivers age 31

45
53 27
Joe McKnight is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Joe McKnight age 29

46
34 12
Sam Darnold is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added Sam Darnold

47
40 17
Tim McDonald is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tim McDonald age 53

48
46 22
Brad Budde is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Brad Budde age 59

49
83 53
Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Barkley age 27

50
53 29
Pat Haden is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Pat Haden age 62