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2016 Schedule
1-3, 6th in Pac 12 - South
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4hAdam Rittenberg

What in the world is going on at USC?

Clay Helton billed himself as the no-Hollywood coach, but his first year at USC has had more drama and plot twists than expected, leaving many to wonder about his future with the Trojans.

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5hMark Schlabach

USC's playoff hopes will have to wait another year

The struggles continue for Clay Helton and USC. After losing to Utah to fall to 1-3, the Trojans are one of 11 teams axed from CFP consideration by The Eliminator.

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Helton breaks down loss against Utah

What really happened in the loss against Utah? Plus, USC head football coach Clay Helton talks about why the last game made him feel sick and the 2nd fastest man in the world Andrew De Grasse joins the show.

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Trojans lead a class of 11 ousted from the playoff (1:20)
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2dAdam Rittenberg

Are the Vols, Bears and Badgers for real?

Did Tennessee turn a corner? Can Wisconsin make a Big Ten title run? Is Baylor the Big 12's best? We look at Week 4 storylines to determine whether they're real or we're imagining things.

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2dHeather Dinich

September provides CFP answers but leaves questions, too

The season's first month taught us that Bama is still the best, Louisville is legit and Houston has hope, but heading into October, there are lingering College Football Playoff questions.

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3dAdam Rittenberg

Coaching winners and losers from Week 4

Gus Malzahn got a huge win -- at the expense of fellow hot-seat staple Les Miles -- while Clay Helton saw his season continue spiraling downward. Plus, what Bobby Petrino's next move should be.

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Notre Dame, USC both have three losses. This is the second time in the last 50 years both have had three losses before October (also 2001).

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Utah can't stop Adoree Jackson's kick returns (0:47)
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Utah storms back to knock off USC in the final minute (1:44)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

What a finish in Salt Lake City, where No. 24 Utah came back to beat USC 31-27. With under a minute to go and facing fourth-and-1 from the USC 23-yard line, Utah could have sent out All-American kicker Andy Phillips to tie the game, but coach Kyle Whittingham elected to go for it. The Utes picked up the first down and QB Troy Williams hit WR Tim Patrick for an 18-yard game-winning touchdown on the next play. USC led by 14 early in the second half and with the loss, falls to 1-3 on the season. Utah remains undefeated at 4-0.

Team Stats

Passing Yards215.879th
Rushing Yards143.095th
Points For22.0108th
Points Against29.381st

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