USC vs. Utah score: Trojans down 14-10 early due to two bad Khaled Holmes snaps

The USC Trojans couldn't have gotten off to a worse start against the Utah Utes. On the very first play of the game, USC center Khaled Holmes had a terrible shotgun snap that Matt Barkley had trouble tracking down, and Utah Utes defender Nate Fakahafua tracked it down, tore it out of Barkley's hands, and raced 8 yards to make it 7-0 Utah.

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It didn't get much better on the next drive. A second botched snap by Holmes led to a Utah fumble recovery. The Utes then struck immediately with a Jon Hays fade to Kenneth Scott for an 1- yard touchdown to make it 14-0 Utah.

The Trojans finally got back on the board with a big drive. Barkley had three big connections with Marqise Lee, and Silas Redd eventually punched it in to cut the lead to 14-7. The Trojans drove into Utah territory early in the second quarter and notched an Andre Heidari field goal to cut the lead to 14-10.

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