The USC Trojans have enjoyed success in recent years over Cal, having won their last six matchups. The Bears beat the Trojans in triple overtime at Berkeley in 2003, 34-31, but USC has won ever since:
- 2004: at USC 23, Cal 17
- 2005: USC 35, at Cal 10
- 2006: at USC 23, Cal 9
- 2007: USC 24, at Cal 17
- 2008: at USC 17, Cal 3
- 2009: USC 30, at Cal 3
USC has won four straight games against Cal at the Coliseum, with their last loss to Cal a 28-16 contest in 2000.
USC leads the all-time series with Cal, 62-30-5.
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