Moments after USC lost to Georgia Tech 21-7 in the Sun Bowl, about 10 to 15 Trojans players were involved in a locker room altercation, according to sources. Inside USC with Scott Wolf
The incident started when some freshmen questioned the leadership of the team's seniors and whether they gave 100 percent effort for the Sun Bowl. This led to an argument that eventually escalated according to witnesses.
"It was one of the worst things I've seen in a locker room," said a player who did not wish to be identified.
Freshman offensive tackle Zach Banner did not wish to discuss the incident but said, "It's going to be a whole new family atmosphere next season and you can quote me on that. For the seniors, it's terrible."
Coach Lane Kiffin could not be reached for comment.
Sources said cornerback Nickell Robey informed teammates in the locker room he would turn pro although he waited almost two weeks to make the public announcement.