Could USC hang with Bama? Yes

The Trojans would have given the champs a better match than bumbling LSU did

Updated: January 11, 2012, 11:49 AM ET
By Steve Bisheff | We Are SC
LOS ANGELES -- The more I sat there trying not to doze off during the field-goal fest that passed for the BCS title game on Monday night, the more the question kept reverberating in my head.

How would the fast-closing 2011 Trojans have fared against Alabama on Monday night?