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The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated May 24, 2020 23.4k votes 2.4k voters 56.2k views 105 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, California, United States of America
2
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 71 from California, United States of America
3
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 55 from San Diego, California, United States of America
4
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 56 from Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
5
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 37 from Garden Grove, California, United States of America
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, California, United States of America
7
Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 60 from Ontario, California
8
Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 32 from Northridge, Los Angeles, California
9
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 36 from Fresno, California, United States of America
10
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 63 from Tennessee, USA, 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, California, United States of America
12
Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 57 from Raleigh, North Carolina
13
Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Willie McGinest Age 47 from Long Beach, California, United States of America
14
Charles White is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 57 from Los Angeles, California
15
Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 46 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
16
Tony Boselli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tony Boselli Age 46 from Modesto, California
17
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 38 from Paterson, New Jersey
18
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 88 from Santa Monica, California, United States of America
19
Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 28 from Park Ridge, New Jersey
20
Ricky Bell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Dec. at 29 (1955-1984) from Houston, Texas
21
Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 72 from Chicago, Illinois
22
Robert Woods is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 68 from Rogersville, Alabama
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, Inglewood, California
24
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 52 from Castro Valley, California
25
Rey Maualuga is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Age 32 from Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma, United States of America