Everything looked so promising for the No. 1-ranked USC Trojans to open the 2012 season. It has all been one embarrassing slide downhill since then, however, and now the folks out in Hollywood seem to have found a better way to spend their Saturday.
Nobody showed up to watch the rebuilding Boston College Eagles head into the Coliseum to take on a Lane Kiffin-led squad without a starting quarterback – and why should they?
Above is a photo taken roughly 15 minutes before kickoff. There are a few more people by the time the Trojans are running onto the field below, but swathes of empty seats remain.