No. 20 USC could easily be 0-2 if not for six minutes that had a few key drives, an onside kick and a tipped ball. The undefeated Trojans have found a way to win its games against Arizona and Arizona State, but it hasn’t been wasy. Now on the road for the second straight week, USC heads to Utah on Saturday.
The Utes haven’t played a game yet because of two COVID-19-related cancellations, so this will be the first time they’ve played for the better part of a year. The coronavirus outbreak within the program did more than enough to force Utah to cancel games against Arizona and UCLA, but the roster sounds close to being ready for USC.
There was even some concern as late as Saturday that the game may not take place because of lingering issues at Utah. But with the clearance given, it’s all systems go in Salt Lake City and time to find out what the 2020 version of the Utes will look like after coming up just short in the Pac-12 title game against Oregon in 2019.