USC is back, for the question could be for how long? The top-ranked Trojans trotted out Traveler, their mascot, then rolled to an impressive 49-10 victory against Hawaii on Saturday night at the L.A. Coliseum. But the result came after the Los Angeles Times reported that former L.A. County assessor's employee Scott Schenter acknowledged giving a Chevrolet Monte Carlo to former Trojan running back Joe McKnight during the 2009 season.
The new allegation could once again get USC, coming off two years of NCAA probation, in trouble again with the governing body.
Saturday's game also featured a matchup of former USC assistants. Norm Chow was coaching his first game for Hawaii and Lane Kiffin was starting his third season as Trojan head coach.