Joe McKnight’s death hit the USC community hard, and on Monday at the Rose Bowl the Trojans’ current star running back is honoring him. Ronald Jones is wearing No. 4, McKnight’s old number, during the game instead of his usual No. 25.
That’s a great tribute. The Trojans are also each wearing a helmet sticker that reads “JM 4” during the game:
McKnight’s death shocked the sports world, USC’s tributes to him at the Rose Bowl — a game McKnight played in twice — is perfect.