The USC Trojans had a lackluster two-point victory to open their season last week, but need to play better on Saturday if they hope to defeat the Utah Utes, who come to Los Angeles for the first-ever Pac-12 college football game. Here is the relevant information for Saturday's game:
- Teams: USC Trojans, Utah Utes
Time: 4:30 p.m. PDT
- Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
- TV: Versus
- Rankings: Both teams dropped after opening wins, and both are out of the top 25. In the AP poll, USC is No. 28 and Utah is No. 35. In the coaches poll, USC is ineligible but Utah is No. 29.
- Favorite: USC is a nine-point favorite, per Bodog.
Last Meeting: USC lost 10-6 to Utah in the 2001 Las Vegas Bowl, way back in Pete Carroll's first season as head coach of the Trojans. USC leads the all-time series with Utah, 6-3.
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