Los Angeles, Ca – The USC Trojans had they way in air and on the ground defeating Oregon 45-20 on Homecoming at The Coliseum.
For the second game in a row running back Ronald Jones II showed off his speed and vision rushing for 171 yards with four touchdowns. Most of Jones runs looked like he was shot out of a canon threw Oregon defense.
This was a great game for Alums to come back to see then their beloved Trojans for Homecoming. October was a great month for USC coach Clay Helton who went undefeated and November started off the same with a Victory.
Once the Trojans were winning 45-13 coach Helton flooded the field with reserves to finish off the 4th quarter, even Max Brown was in at quarterback.
Oregon normally known for their explosive offensive went three and out on their first three series to start the game. They just were not able to get things moving to allow the defense to rest before being called back on the field to stop Jones II.
It all worked out again for Sam Darnold being under center who threw for 309 yards, 2 touchdowns on 28-40 passes. He hit 10 different targets spreading the ball around, one to Oregon safety Brenden Schooler.
Receiver Deontay Burnett had a breakout game with seven catches for 87 yards and touchdown on a drive were he caught four pass on that drive in 2nd Quarter.
Oregon did manage to gain 288 total yards on offense for game lead by quarterback Justin Herbert. Earlier in the game there were few plays that Oregon wish they had back that could gave them a better start.
In first quarter Oregon big opportunity they missed a touchdown when Darren Carrington got behind Iman Marshall and dropped the pass. Right after that Jones II scored on the next series for second of the game.
This was USC fifth victory in a row, and will need all the momentum they can get to face PAC-12 only undefeated team the Washington Huskies on the road.
This victory also makes USC 6-3 being bowl eligible for the season with a chance to play in PAC-12 Championship game if few things break their way.