O.J. Simpson's football legacy lives on

LOS ANGELES -- In recent weeks, so much attention has been paid to the anniversary of the infamous O.J. Simpson car chase and the ensuing “Trial of the Century” that one might forget No. 32 was once one of the greatest USC Trojans.

Despite Simpson’s post-football legal problems, there is a part of me that can’t forget the excitement and charisma he once brought to Los Angeles as USC’s star tailback from 1967-68.

Maybe it’s not right to glorify Simpson’s USC accomplishments, but if you lived during that time period, it’s not hard to recall the excitement the City College of San Francisco transfer brought to John McKay’s Tailback U.