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
503 133
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 58

2
497 131
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 36

3
597 170
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

4
499 135
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 58

5
405 105
Junior Seau is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Dec. at 43 (1969-2012)

6
490 139
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 70

7
301 71
Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

8
282 83
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 63

9
297 96
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 36

10
323 111
Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

11
179 55
Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

12
184 59
Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

13
154 48
Tony Boselli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 45

14
159 52
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 87

15
199 75
Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

16
166 57
Charles White is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 57

17
272 119
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 34

18
130 40
Tyron Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 27

19
130 40
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 52

20
164 60
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 38

21
135 43
Ricky Bell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Dec. at 29 (1955-1984)

22
173 66
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 38

23
159 59
Marqise Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 26

24
175 69
Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 31

25
148 53
Rey Maualuga is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 31

26
129 42
LenDale White is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

27
108 30
Leonard Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

28
121 38
Robert Woods is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 67

29
123 40
Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 71

30
114 36
Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 73

31
105 31
Ryan Kalil is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

32
100 29
Matt Kalil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 28

33
112 38
Mike Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 58

34
98 36
Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 49

35
75 21
Sam Darnold is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
LuckyDarth123 added Sam Darnold Quarterback

36
100 39
Sam Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

37
77 30
Nelson Agholor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

38
78 31
Lofa Tatupu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 33

39
87 38
Dwayne Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

40
72 27
Mark Carrier is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 50

41
81 34
Taylor Mays is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 30

42
71 28
Everson Griffen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

43
73 30
Joe McKnight is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 29

44
61 21
Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 57

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

46
58 21
Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 59

47
59 22
Keith Rivers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 31

48
54 20
Keith Van Horne is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

49
60 25
T. J. McDonald is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

50
63 28
Jason Sehorn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
age 44