These Trojan fans got themselves in a football mood before last January's Rose Bowl.
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Matt Leinart used the mascot's sword as a baton while leading the USC marching band after the Trojans' 28-14 triumph over Michigan in the 2004 Rose Bowl.
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USC fans hold roses after the Trojans defeated UCLA 66-19 on December 3, 2005. The win clinched USC's national championship appearance at the Rose Bowl.
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Flanker Steve Smith (No. 2) posed in the end zone after scoring a touchdown in the first half against Washington State last October.
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There's no better attire for a football game than a toga, or so these USC fans thought as their Trojans sacked Washington State 55-13 last October.
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Tailback Desmond Reed (No. 22) and cornerback Eric Wright (25) celebrated with USC fans after trouncing Oklahoma, 55-19, in the 2005 national championship game.
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Three Trojans fans stood with their team's initials painted on their stomachs as USC gutted it out against Washington in a 2002 game.
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Quarterback Matt Leinart shook hands with happy USC fans in the stands of L.A. Coliseum after the Trojans' 66-19 blowout of UCLA last December.
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USC fans did their best Hulk Hogan imitation before a game against Stanford last November.
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An aerial view of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the home of the Trojans for nearly 60 years. The stadium holds more than 92,000 for football.
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USC fans invaded the Rose Bowl to cheer for a UCLA Bruins victory over Washington State. The Bruins could have clinched a Rose Bowl berth for the Trojans, but like any good rival, they didn't oblige, losing 48-27 and sending USC to the Orange Bowl instead.
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USC fans reacted very positively to the Trojans' 52-28 demolition of Oregon State, which nearly earned the team a berth in the 2004 Sugar Bowl.
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USC fans fueled up at tailgate festivities before the start of the BCS National Championship Rose Bowl Game between the Trojans and Texas Longhorns last January.
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USC fans enjoyed their front row view of a 2004 game against Arizona.
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USC fans cheered their Trojans on during a 66-19 rout of UCLA last December.
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