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.


 

1
464 123
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ronnie Lott age 58

2
547 157
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Reggie Bush age 33

3
445 119
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Troy Polamalu age 36

4
460 126
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Marcus Allen age 58

5
457 126
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
O. J. Simpson age 70

6
376 96
Junior Seau is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Junior Seau Died at 43 (1969-2012)

7
272 66
Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

8
260 76
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Lynn Swann age 63

9
271 88
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Carson Palmer age 36

10
290 101
Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

11
159 51
Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

12
167 57
Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

13
142 46
Tony Boselli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tony Boselli age 45

14
182 69
Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

15
156 55
Charles White is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Charles White age 57

16
248 109
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Leinart age 34

17
145 50
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Frank Gifford age 87

18
155 58
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Anthony Davis age 38

19
124 41
Ricky Bell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ricky Bell Died at 29 (1955-1984)

20
150 57
Marqise Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Marqise Lee age 26

21
159 63
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Steve Smith age 38

22
117 38
Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ron Yary age 71

23
117 38
Tyron Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tyron Smith age 27

24
162 67
Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Brian Cushing age 31

25
135 51
Rey Maualuga is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rey Maualuga age 31

26
107 34
Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mike Garrett age 73

27
97 28
Leonard Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

28
116 40
LenDale White is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
LenDale White age 33

29
114 39
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Jack Del Rio age 52

30
96 31
Ryan Kalil is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ryan Kalil age 33

31
104 37
Robert Woods is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Robert Woods age 67

32
91 29
Matt Kalil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Kalil age 28

33
103 37
Mike Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mike Williams age 58

34
88 34
Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rodney Peete age 49

35
91 37
Sam Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

36
69 29
Lofa Tatupu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Lofa Tatupu age 33

37
66 27
Mark Carrier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mark Carrier age 50

38
65 27
Nelson Agholor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

39
78 37
Dwayne Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

40
66 29
Joe McKnight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Joe McKnight age 29

41
72 34
Taylor Mays is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Taylor Mays age 30

42
63 28
Everson Griffen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

43
54 21
Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Joey Browner age 57

44
54 21
Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Dennis Smith age 59

45
48 17
Tim McDonald is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tim McDonald age 53

46
49 18
Sam Darnold is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
LuckyDarth123 added Sam Darnold Quarterback

47
51 20
Keith Van Horne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

48
53 22
Keith Rivers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Keith Rivers age 31

49
95 56
Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Barkley age 25

50
53 24
Brad Budde is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Brad Budde age 57