This article on the USC vs. UCLA college football rivalry originally appeared in Athlon's 1990 college football annuals. As the rivalry is renewed this week, we thought it was relevant to take a look back at the history of the football series between these two schools in Los Angeles who are separated by a mere 13 miles.
The Great Rivalries — USC vs. UCLA
By Mal Florence
Red Sanders once said that the Southern California-UCLA football series is not a matter of life or death. “It’s more important than that,” he said.