For all the talk about cheatey Petey Carroll's dynasty at usc, this is what the record books will say during the years he was there (2001-09):
BCS National Champion:
I don't see "USC", do you?
For all the penalties after the reggie bushleague saga - the forfeited wins, the scholarships taken and postseason bans, etc, the only thing that mattered to me was the loss of the championship title. I actually never thought it would happen, but I guess this isn't FIFA - there is some measure of justice in college sports, even if it took 6 years.