Notre Dame, USC Rivalry: ‘Green Jersey Game,’ ‘Bush Push’ Among Classic Irish-Trojans Battles (VIDEO)

The rivalry between Notre Dame and USC is not born of proximity like the enmity between Alabama and Auburn. It is not about regional dominance like the Big Ten power struggle between Michigan and Ohio State. With campuses and cultures far removed from one another, Notre Dame and USC are only united by one thing: Football greatness. With 15 national championships and 13 Heisman Trophy winners between them, the Irish and the Trojans have been among the nation’s elite sides since they first faced off in 1926. Not surprising given the series’ history, the 84th installment in the matchup figures to go a long way toward deciding another national champion. Under head coach Brian Kelly, the Irish arrive in Los Angeles with an unblemished 11-0 record and a berth in the BCS title game on the line. When the 2012 season began, USC was the team with designs on the national championship. But Matt Barkley and the Trojans were waylaid unexpectedly along the way. Having suffered a shoulder injury in a loss to UCLA, Barkley will not even take the field, leaving a redshirt freshman the tall task of facing the stout Irish defense. Read More…
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Notre Dame, USC Rivalry: ‘Green Jersey Game,’ ‘Bush Push’ Among Classic Irish-Trojans Battles (VIDEO)

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