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USC, UCLA had defining games

Trojans rediscovered their identity while Bruins still struggled to find theirs

Updated: November 27, 2011, 3:32 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Two teams played a football game Saturday night at the Coliseum. Only one of them looked familiar.

The team in cardinal and gold. The one dancing on its field for half an hour after the game and singing its fight song so loudly in its locker room it carried through the walls into the press room and gave quarterback Matt Barkley a final round of chills.

That team looked a whole lot like those teams. Yeah, Pete's teams, circa 2004-2008. The ones that crushed their opponents ...

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