- Steve Bisheff, WeAreSC.com
It was a big win now, but it was an even bigger win for the future
That 38-35 Cardinal and Gold nailbiter over Oregon was more than a national jolt to the college football consciousness. It was a bright, blinking neon sign of victory, reminding everyone that Lane Kiffin has officially achieved his first major goal.
USC's sanction-riddled football program is on the cusp of returning to the big-time.
USC's big win over Oregon Saturday has the Trojans feeling good now, but the future benefits could be even better.