SWX's And O's: Washington State Vs. USC - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

SWX's And O's: Washington State Vs. USC

Posted: Updated:
LOS ANGELES -

Here are six things you need to know about Washington State's upcoming game versus USC:

1) Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m.

This Saturday will be the first time that USC and WSU have played in almost three years. Due to the Pac-12 scheduling rotation, USC hasn't met WSU since 2010, when the Trojans won 50-16 behind 187 yards and two touchdowns from fullback Stanley Havili. It was the eighth straight win for USC over the Cougars.

2) 91-19-7

USC is 91-19-7 (.816) in home openers.

3) 8-58-4

WSU has won only 8 of 70 possible games against the Trojans. Their most recent win came in 2002, a 30-27 overtime victory in Pullman. It was the second straight win for WSU over USC, and its third in five tries.

4) 231

Total yards allowed by USC's defense in it's 30-13 win over Hawaii on Aug. 29. The Trojans totaled seven sacks, held Hawaii to 23 yards rushing and 4-of-18 on third down.

5) 199

Career receptions by USC wide receiver Marqise Lee, for 2,968 yards and 25 touchdowns. Lee had 118 grabs for 1,721 yards and 14 touchdowns last year, when he was a unanimous first-team All-American widely considered the best skill position player in college football. Lee had a down week in the win over Hawaii, totaling eight catches for 104 yards but dropping a couple easy passes.

6) 169-41-8

USC has a nearly .800 winning percentage in September (.794).

  • College SportsCollegeMore>>

  • WSU Football Announces Practice Schedule

    WSU Football Announces Practice Schedule

    Washington State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach and the Cougar football team open fall camp Saturday, Aug. 2, with an 2:30 p.m. practice at Sacajawea Middle School in Lewiston, Idaho.>>
    Washington State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach and the Cougar football team open fall camp Saturday, Aug. 2, with an 2:30 p.m. practice at Sacajawea Middle School in Lewiston, Idaho.>>
  • EWU Football Adds Texas Tech Clash In 2017

    EWU Football Adds Texas Tech Clash In 2017

    Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin will forever remember his first trip to Lubbock, Texas, and now his Eagles will make a second trip to play at Texas Tech on Sept. 2, 2017 in an announcement made jointly by the two schools...>>
    Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin will forever remember his first trip to Lubbock, Texas, and now his Eagles will make a second trip to play at Texas Tech on Sept. 2, 2017 in an announcement made jointly by the two schools...
    >>
  • Pippins Cruise Past Walla Walla, 12-2

    Pippins Cruise Past Walla Walla, 12-2

    After narrowly holding on for an 8-7 victory Tuesday night in Walla Walla, the Yakima Valley Pippins found themselves in a much more comfortable game Wednesday night, scoring eight runs the first three innings to take a 12-2 win over the Sweets.>>
    After narrowly holding on for an 8-7 victory Tuesday night in Walla Walla, the Yakima Valley Pippins found themselves in a much more comfortable game Wednesday night, scoring eight runs the first three innings to take a 12-2 win over the Sweets.>>
  • Washington St.WSUMore>>

  • WSU Football Announces Practice Schedule

    WSU Football Announces Practice Schedule

    Washington State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach and the Cougar football team open fall camp Saturday, Aug. 2, with an 2:30 p.m. practice at Sacajawea Middle School in Lewiston, Idaho.>>
    Washington State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach and the Cougar football team open fall camp Saturday, Aug. 2, with an 2:30 p.m. practice at Sacajawea Middle School in Lewiston, Idaho.>>
  • Former Cougs Baynes and Motum Make Australian FIBA World Cup Team

    Former Cougs Baynes and Motum Make Australian FIBA World Cup Team

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:28:13 GMT
    Although they never played in Cougar uniforms together, former Washington State men’s basketball student-athletes, Aron Baynes and Brock Motum, will share a court this summer as the two were selected to the Airbnb Australian Boomers Team that will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, Aug. 30 through Sept. 14.>>
    Although they never played in Cougar uniforms together, former Washington State men’s basketball student-athletes, Aron Baynes and Brock Motum, will share a court this summer as the two were selected to the Airbnb Australian Boomers Team that will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, Aug. 30 through Sept. 14.
    >>
  • WSU's Halliday Named To QB Award Watch List

    WSU's Halliday Named To QB Award Watch List

    Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday has been named to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award® Watch List, the Davey O’Brien Foundation announced Wednesday.>>
    Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday has been named to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award® Watch List, the Davey O’Brien Foundation announced Wednesday.
    >>