Win Probability 100%

CAL
USC
USC 100%

CAL

24

USC

45

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • CAL475
    • 629USC
  • Turnovers

    • CAL2
    • 3USC
  • Possession

    CALUSC
    31:5128:09
  • 1st Downs

    • CAL29
    • 31USC

Game Information

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Coverage: ESPN
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • Line: USC -20.0
  • Over/Under: 76
Attendance: 61,725
66%
Capacity: 93,607
10/28/2016 Associated Press

Darnold, Jones lead USC over Cal 45-24

Sam Darnold threw five touchdowns passes, Ronald Jones rushed for a career-high 223 yards and Southern California downed California 45-24 on Thursday night.

Scoring Summary

1234T
California0107724
USC141414345
first QuarterCALUSC
TD
9:34
Darreus Rogers 3 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Matt Boermeester Kick)
7 plays, 88 yards, 3:01
07
play
S. Darnold pass to D. Rogers for 3 yds for a TD (0:34)

Sam Darnold pass complete to Darreus Rogers for 3 yds for a TD (0:34)

TD
4:34
Ronald Jones II 16 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Matt Boermeester Kick)
10 plays, 95 yards, 4:13
014
play
USC executes the perfect screen pass for 16-yard touchdown (0:22)

USC shows off how to execute the perfect screen pass, which ends up with Ronald Jones II ending a 95-yard drive with seven points and a 14-0 lead over California. (0:22)

second QuarterCALUSC
TD
12:07
Deontay Burnett 13 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Matt Boermeester Kick)
5 plays, 28 yards, 2:10
021
play
Darnold hits Burnett for third TD pass of the game (0:45)

USC is starting to run away from Cal when Sam Darnold hits Deontay Burnett for his third touchdown pass of the game, this one from 13 yards out to put the Trojans ahead 21-0. (0:45)

TD
7:55
Tre Watson 22 Yd pass from Davis Webb (Matt Anderson Kick)
3 plays, 22 yards, 0:14
721
play
Cal strikes back quickly off turnover to cut in to USC's lead (0:32)

After recovering a fumble in USC territory, Cal converts the turnover into points in just three plays when Davis Webb finds Tre Watson from 22 yards out to cut into USC's lead at 21-7. (0:32)

FG
1:54
Matt Anderson 27 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 71 yards, 3:45
1021
TD
0:28
Darreus Rogers 20 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Matt Boermeester Kick)
7 plays, 72 yards, 1:26
1028
play
Darnold makes it four TD passes in just the first half (0:34)

Sam Darnold finishes a monster first half with his fourth touchdown pass of the game, this time hitting Darreus Rogers from 20 yards out to increase the Trojans' lead to 28-10. (0:34)

third QuarterCALUSC
TD
9:15
Davis Webb 1 Yd Run (Matt Anderson Kick)
10 plays, 71 yards, 4:11
1728
play
D. Webb runs for 1-yard TD (0:33)

Davis Webb run for 1 yd for a TD (0:33)

TD
6:59
Ronald Jones II 37 Yd Run (Matt Boermeester Kick)
5 plays, 66 yards, 2:16
1735
play
Jones finds daylight and bursts to the end zone for 37-yard USC TD (0:53)

Ronald Jones II takes the handoff, gets through a tackle and then turns on the jets to race 37 yards into the end zone boosting USC's lead to 35-17. (0:53)

TD
1:18
Daniel Imatorbhebhe 17 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Matt Boermeester Kick)
5 plays, 65 yards, 1:51
1742
play
Darnold makes it five TDs as USC continues to roll (0:27)

Sam Darnold's massive night continues as he throws his fifth touchdown, this one to Daniel Imatorbhebhe from 17 yards out, to push the USC lead to 42-17 over Cal. (0:27)

fourth QuarterCALUSC
TD
13:12
Melquise Stovall 16 Yd pass from Davis Webb (Matt Anderson Kick)
12 plays, 75 yards, 3:03
2442
play
D. Webb pass to M. Stovall for 16 yds for a TD (0:46)

Davis Webb pass complete to Melquise Stovall for 16 yds for a TD (0:46)

FG
2:40
Matt Boermeester 32 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 22 yards, 7:49
2445

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