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Notre Dame 22, USC 13

The Trojans lost to the No. 1 Irish 22-13 on Saturday night at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, marking the first time since 1995 that USC has lost to both UCLA and Notre Dame in the same season.

Trojans second to drop five after preseason No. 1

USC's five losses equal Ole Miss's record for most losses after a preseason AP No. 1.

Max Wittek leaves a positive impression in loss

The Max Wittek era started with a loss on Saturday, but there are plenty of positive things to look forward to after his performance.

Marqise Lee sets Pac-12 receptions record

USC sophomore wide receiver Marqise Lee now owns both the Pac-12 receptions and yardage records.

USC faithful unhappy with Kiffin

Lane Kiffin bears the brunt of the blame from Conquest Chronicles in reaction to USC's loss to Notre Dame, the Trojans' fifth of the season.

USC vs. Notre Dame: Picture of the game

The Trojans have had a rough November, and the frustration was summed up nicely in one reaction by head coach Lane Kiffin against No. 1 Notre Dame.

Trojans keeping pace but trail at halftime, 16-10

Freshman Max Wittek has the Trojans keeping it close to top-ranked Notre Dame.

Marquise Lee closing in on Pac-12 receiving record

The Trojans' star receiver is having a year to remember despite the team's struggles.

USC has history against No. 1 Notre Dame teams

The USC Trojans have battled the Notre Dame Fighting Irish seven times when the Irish were ranked No. 1, with the last such meeting in 1989.

Lee, Te'o face off in battle of Heisman hopefuls

The USC Trojans and Notre Dame Fighting Irish each have a player in the Heisman Trophy race with Marqise Lee and Manti Te'o, respectively.

Trojans seek upset of No. 1 Notre Dame

The USC Trojans will try to salvage a disappointing season with an upset of the No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish in their regular season finale on Saturday night at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Few giving USC a chance to beat Notre Dame

Few are picking USC to beat Notre Dame and one that is says it is on pure faith in, well, nothing.

USC underdogs to Notre Dame

The USC Trojans are still decent underdogs to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish with Max Wittek starting at quarterback.

Heisman Trophy odds: Marqise Lee not in top four

Despite leading the country in receptions and yards, Marqise Lee is not among the top four favorites for the Heisman Trophy.

ESPN GameDay's Chris Fowler challenges USC fans

ESPN College GameDay host Chris Fowler made a video to challenge USC Trojans fans simply to show up as their team hosts the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Notre Dame won't change their defense for Wittek

Notre Dame will not change their defense in anticipation of Saturday's showdown with USC, and their back-up quarterback Max Wittek. Wittek will start in place of the injured Matt Barkley.

Notre Dame on cover of Sports Illustrated

If Notre Dame is to advance to the BCS National Championship, they'll not only have to overcome USC this Saturday, but also the dreaded "SI jinx." The Irish are on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated magazine.

Matt Barkley still a top 20 prospect

Even as his senior season has been a disappointment, USC quarterback Matt Barkley should still be a first-round pick.

USC must slow down Irish QB to get victory

If USC is going to pull an upset over No. 1 ranked Notre Dame Saturday night, they'll need to slow down red-shirt freshman quarterback Everett Golson.

UCLA, USC face top-10 teams on Saturday

USC and UCLA will both be home this week, hosting top-10 opponents.

Kiffin safe, according to USC AD Hayden

USC head coach Lane Kiffin is not going anywhere following a poor season, and he has the full backing of athletic director Pat Haden.

Trojans open as four point underdogs

The Trojans open as just over a field goal underdogs to the Irish, who are on their way to the national championship game with a win.