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The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated October 28, 2019 22.9k votes 2.3k voters 55.3k views 103 items

List Rules Only rank the players on their time at USC

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. Then head over and check out the best USC wide receivers ever.

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Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 30 from Spring Valley
2
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 56 from Albuquerque
3
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 34 from Garden Grove
4
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 68 from California
5
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 55 from San Diego
6
Junior Seau is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age Died at 43 (1969-2012) from San Diego
7
Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 57 from Ontario
8
Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 29 from Northridge
9
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 36 from Fresno
10
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 63 from Alcoa
11
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 32 from Santa Ana
12
Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 54 from Raleigh
13
Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Willie McGinest Age 44 from Long Beach
14
Charles White is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 57 from Los Angeles
15
Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 43 from Los Angeles
16
Tony Boselli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tony Boselli Age 43 from Modesto
17
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 38 from Paterson
18
Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 28 from Park Ridge
19
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 85 from Santa Monica
20
Ricky Bell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age Died at 29 (1955-1984) from Houston
21
Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 69 from Chicago
22
Robert Woods is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 68 from Rogersville
23
Marqise Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Marqise Lee Age 24 from Los Angeles
24
Rey Maualuga is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 28 from Fort Sill
25
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 52 from Castro Valley