Inside a USC-LSU matchup
Would-be rivals have played each other only twice in their histories
Updated: July 6, 2012, 1:48 PM ETBy Greg Katz | WeAreSC.com
LOS ANGELES -- Apparently there is no need to play the regular season, because if you look at all the preseason magazines and media pprognosticators, most are of the opinion that when it's all said and done, the 2012 BCS national championship game will feature the USC Trojans and LSU Tigers on Jan. 7 in Miami. Although these programs have met just twice -- each winning on the other's home field (1978 at LSU and 1984 in the Coliseum) -- there has been enough fan banter to give the impression of a longstanding, full-blown rivalry.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
ESPN TOP HEADLINES
- Florida St., Auburn set for BCS title game
- Kobe has 9 in return as Lakers fall to Raptors
- Broncos' Prater sets record with 64-yard FG
- Source: Pats fear Gronkowski has torn ACL