The 2011 Pac-12 football schedule was released today, the first year ever with two divisions for the conference. The USC Trojans welcome conference newcomer Utah by hosting them in their first Pac-12 game, September 10 at the Coliseum. The Trojans open their 2011 slate with three straight home games.
Utah and Colorado are the new teams that will join the Pac-12, and both will be in the South division with USC and UCLA. The Trojans last played the Utes in 2001, Pete Carroll's first season, in the Las Vegas Bowl, a 10-6 win for Utah. The Trojans last played Colorado in 2002, a 40-3 USC win to push them to 5-0 all-time against the Buffaloes.
Here is a look at the full 2011 USC football schedule:
||at Arizona St*|
|Oct 13||at California**|
|Oct 22||at Notre Dame
|Nov 5||at Colorado*|
|Nov 19||at Oregon**|
*Pac-12 South divisional opponent
**Pac-12 North divisional opponent
The first ever conference title game will be played on December 3, at the home site of the divisional winner with the best conference record.
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