Tommy Trojan Turns 83

TOMMYThe statue at the heart of the USC campus is not officially known as Tommy Trojan but that’s what everyone refers to him as today. He was unveiled 83 years ago today and it was called the Trojan Shrine. The above photo from the USC Libraries is of sculptor Roger Noble Burnham working on his creation.

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  • Spedjones

    He clearly didn’t anticipate the ‘roided up SC football team of today! Rage ON!

    • TrojanFan

      LAME!

      Go troll the 405, idiot!

  • TrojanFan

    Bucket is curious as to what’s under the loincloth

    • Joe Blow

      He knows!

      • TrojanFan

        I guess that explains the big grin on his face…..ouch!

  • Nemesis

    Hard to imagine, but Tommy Trojan’s skirt is shorter than the USC Song Girl’s. I guess this is where they got their inspiration.

  • WEB_Dupree

    They see me scupltin’

    They hatin’

  • Charlie Bucket

    ok, lets break this down, Tommie trOXan has a 2′x4′ shoved straight up his keester, and he has a silly grin on his face….wow.

    that is by FAR the most femme mascot in the country!!! a perfect match for the flamboyant horsie!!!

    HAWR-HAWR!!!!

    • Joe Blow

      It beats your Yogi and Boo Boo

      • TrojanFan

        Bucket is jealous of the 2 x 4 and would love to make a covetous grab at what’s under the loincloth