Another Huge Field Goal In USC History

Since I spotlighted David Bell’s game-winning kick vs. UCLA, here’s another huge kick in USC history. In 1969, No. 16-ranked Stanford took a 24-23 lead over No. 4-ranked USC with 1:03 left at the Coliseum. The Trojans then drove 68 yards. And as time expired, Ron Ayala kicked a 34-yard field goal to give USC a 26-24 victory over Jim Plunkett and Stanford. On the … Continue reading Another Huge Field Goal In USC History

About The Time USC Faced Pistol Pete Maravich

There was a rowdy crowd in John Parker Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 18, 1969 packed in to see LSU guard Pete Maravich. “They would bust windows to get in to watch us play,” Maravich said. “One night against Southern Cal, for example, they busted windows out. They got ladders. They would climb through the windows. They knocked over a security guard. Fifty fans did that.” … Continue reading About The Time USC Faced Pistol Pete Maravich