by Greg Katz
The Obvious Gift for head coach Clay Helton: An impressive victory over the No. 23 Wisconsin Badgers in the National Funding Holiday Bowl.
The Not So Obvious Gift: All the luck in world in 2016 with a ghastly schedule that features Alabama, Stanford, Utah, Oregon, UCLA, and Notre Dame.
The Obvious Gift for new offensive coordinator coach Tee Martin: Confirmation that you will indeed rush ball in the great tradition of USC power football.
The Not So Obvious Gift: The original “X” and “O” napkin diagrams from legendary coach John McKay on how to run USC’s legendary “Student Body Sweep.”