McKay was the man

A look at what made John McKay a USC icon and the quintessential Trojan

Updated: August 19, 2012, 9:35 PM ET
By Steve Bisheff | WeAreSC
LOS ANGELES -- It seems only fitting, on the week the $70 million John McKay Center will be dedicated, to pause and offer some memories of the man behind the legend. As one of the few writers around who was fortunate enough to cover McKay during his glory years, it feels almost incumbent of me to answer the question most often asked by today's younger USC football fans:

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Darryl Norenberg/US PRresswireJohn McKay's largesse on the field was only surpassed by his overwhelming personality off of it.
What was John McKay really like?