Year in, year out in L.A.
The highs? There were many. But, boy, does 2012 look even better
The seeds were sewn a little under two years ago. Pete Carroll had just left USC for the NFL. NCAA sanctions loomed. Quarterback Matt Barkley was just a freshman and could have left before things got worse.Instead, he had a vision. Of something better than what was in front of him. Of a reality he could still create for himself and his team, but would never be given easily.
Ramona Shelburne is a columnist and reporter for ESPNLA.com.