From the Basement of Heritage Hall (9/29/10)

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Since one of you asked, we went digging through the archives for famed USC offensive lineman Marion Morrison.

Of course, you know him better as truly famed actor John Wayne.

Legend has it that Morrison injured his shoulder in a body-surfing accident, which curtailed his blocking career and led him down the cinematic path. 

Here are two photos of Morrison from 1925-26:

john wayne 2008.jpg

john wayne 1007.jpg

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Don't forget - John Wayne was a Trojan Knight too! They didn't bodypaint in the front row back then, but we've been there since 1921!

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