Win Probability 100%

STAN
USC
USC 100%

STAN

28

USC

31

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • STAN343
    • 501USC
  • Turnovers

    • STAN0
    • 1USC
  • Possession

    STANUSC
    31:1428:46
  • 1st Downs

    • STAN18
    • 22USC

Game Information

Coverage: ESPN
Levi's Stadium
  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Line: USC -3.5
  • Over/Under: 59
Attendance: 48,031
12/2/2017 Associated Press

No. 11 USC beats No. 14 Stanford 31-28 for Pac-12 title

Sam Darnold threw for 325 yards and two touchdowns and engineered a back-breaking 99-yard drive in the fourth quarter to lead No. 11 Southern California to a 31-28 victory over No. 14 Stanford in the Pac-12 championship game on Friday night.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Stanford0147728
USC7107731
first QuarterSTANUSC
TD
4:38
Michael Pittman Jr. 7 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Chase McGrath Kick)
9 plays, 70 yards, 4:34
07
play
Darnold tosses first TD of Pac-12 championship (0:38)

Sam Darnold finds Michael Pittman Jr. in the back of the end zone for the 7-yard score to give USC the lead. (0:38)

second QuarterSTANUSC
TD
14:55
Bryce Love 9 Yd Run (Jet Toner Kick)
10 plays, 68 yards, 4:43
77
play
Love answers with rushing TD (0:29)

Bryce Love gets the call for Stanford on the 9-yard line and powers up the middle for the game-tying touchdown. (0:29)

FG
9:46
Chase McGrath 24 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 69 yards, 5:09
710
TD
3:02
Tyler Vaughns 19 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Chase McGrath Kick)
7 plays, 97 yards, 2:44
717
TD
0:34
Cameron Scarlett 1 Yd Run (Jet Toner Kick)
9 plays, 75 yards, 2:28
1417
play
Stanford punches in 1-yard rushing TD (0:20)

Stanford is able to work quickly downfield and Cameron Scarlett caps off a great drive with a rushing touchdown just before halftime. (0:20)

third QuarterSTANUSC
TD
4:49
Ronald Jones II 1 Yd Run (Chase McGrath Kick)
6 plays, 61 yards, 2:18
1424
play
Long pass leads to 1-yard touchdown run for USC (0:36)

Sam Darnold throws a bomb downfield to Steven Mitchell Jr. who makes the grab at the 1-yard line and Ronald Jones II finishes the job with the touchdown run. (0:36)

TD
2:31
Kaden Smith 11 Yd pass from K.J. Costello (Jet Toner Kick)
5 plays, 67 yards, 2:18
2124
play
Stanford with an incredible catch for TD (0:41)

K.J. Costello throws it to the back of the end zone for Kaden Smith who makes the leaping grab and then is able to get one foot down before falling out of bounds. (0:41)

fourth QuarterSTANUSC
TD
4:22
Ronald Jones II 8 Yd Run (Chase McGrath Kick)
8 plays, 99 yards, 3:38
2131
play
Jones II scoots in for 2nd rushing TD of game (0:33)

Ronald Jones Jr. bounces to the outside and fights his way into the end zone for the 8-yard touchdown to put USC up by 10. (0:33)

TD
2:09
Kaden Smith 28 Yd pass from K.J. Costello (Jet Toner Kick)
8 plays, 90 yards, 2:13
2831
play
Costello tosses 2nd TD to keep Stanford close (0:37)

K.J. Costello throws a laser to the end zone and Kaden Smith makes a jaw-dropping grab for the score to put pressure on USC. (0:37)

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