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Video: Will Ferrell Leads USC Marching Band As Tommy Trojan

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Funny guy Will Ferrell reprised a famous role in a way when he took the stage as Tommy Trojan, leading the marching band at his alma mater USC.

Ferrell dressed up in Trojan garb and showed his school spirit at the Bovard Auditorium last night. He was at USC to speak alongside his college friend Craig Pollard. Pollard runs a charity Cancer For College that gives scholarships to students battling cancer.

Here's a sorta fuzzy video of Ferrell and the band: