Bowman, Breslin next in juco line

Some of the most legendary icons in Trojans history came to USC from junior colleges

Updated: December 30, 2011, 1:14 PM ET
By Greg Katz |
LOS ANGELES -- With the recent signings of Diablo Valley (Calif.) College defensive end Morgan Breslin and Pierce (Calif.) College safety Gerald Bowman, Trojans fans are reminded once again that while most of the attention of Cardinal and Gold recruiting is spotlighted at the high school level, the junior college transfer still remains a viable recruiting option.

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David Taylor/Getty ImagesKeyshawn Johnson won two bowl game MVPs at USC after transferring in from West Los Angeles College.
The latest installment of the Rose Bowl Game recalls that many former transfers have been instrumental in leading the Trojans to Pasadena on New Year's Day, and in some cases, national championships.

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