USC Football is just part of the rich and colorful history of this remarkable college football program which its fans should definitely get to know.
USC is the main university in the world to have a gold award winning athlete in each mid year Olympiad since 1912.
when USC first opened, tuition was $15.00 per term, and students were not permitted to leave town without the information and assent of the college president. This is the thing that the area by USC used to look like when it opened in the 1880s.
Brice Taylor, one of USC’s first African-American players, was also the school’s first All-American football player, a feat he achieved even while born without a left hand.
School football fans, observe USC Superfan Giles Pellerin, who went to 797 sequential USC football games crossing 73 years, from 1925 until his death– fittingly enough, amid a USC – UCLA diversion – in 1998.
The main college to have an alum selected for an Oscar consistently since the Academy Awards’ beginning in 1929. Ron Howard and Brian Grazer were colleagues at USC.
USC’s “Battle On” song was utilized to rouse battle bound troops in the Aleutians Campaign during World War II. The melody was composed by Milo Sweet, a dental student.
Their motto is palmam qui meruit ferat, let he who merited the palm bear it, meaning “achievement should be rewarded.”
The University of Southern California Mascot is not Tommy Trojan; it is actually Traveler the Horse.
The southwest corner of the Pueblo of Los Angeles, the first land grant given by the King of Spain in 1781, is at Figueroa Street and Exposition Boulevard (over the road from USC).
The Rose Bowl should simply be a part of the USC football plan. USC’s 33 Rose Bowl appearances and 24 triumphs are the greater part of any school in a single bowl.