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USC's Helton under microscope heading to No. 9 Notre Dame

Oct. 11, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly of No. 9 Notre Dame knows a little how his Southern California counterpart Clay Helton might feel as their teams prepare for their 91st meeting Saturday night. "What was the over-under that I'd make 10 USC games?" the Fighting Irish coach joked about whispers of his job...

Old rivals meet when USC comes calling at No. 9 Notre Dame

Oct. 10, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

Southern California (3-2) at No. 9 Notre Dame (4-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (NBC)/ Line: Notre Dame by 10 1/2. Series record: Notre Dame leads 48-37-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE? In the 91st renewal of what is called by many "the greatest intersectional rivalry in college football," Clay Helton's Trojans come off bye...

USC frosh QB Kedon Slovis returns to start at Notre Dame

Oct. 8, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freshman quarterback Kedon Slovis will return from an apparent concussion to start for Southern California at No. 9 Notre Dame on Saturday night. USC coach Clay Helton made the announcement Tuesday night after practice. The Trojans (3-2) have had three starting quarterbacks in their...

Cougars, No. 19 Utes limp into game coming off big losses

Sep. 27, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

A week ago, the game between Washington State and Utah looked as though it might be a showdown between ranked and undefeated teams, and perhaps even a preview of the conference championship. Not anymore. The Cougars (3-1, 0-1 Pac-12) and the Utes (3-1, 0-1) are limping into Saturday's game in Salt Lake City...

Fink gets turn to start as No. 21 USC faces No. 17 Huskies

Sep. 27, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A month ago, the idea of Matt Fink even seeing the field for No. 21 USC seemed unlikely. Maybe in a blowout or some mop-up duty at best. Even he finds it a little shocking to be sitting in his current position, about to make his first start Saturday at No. 17 Washington after coming off the...

QB Fink likely to start for No. 21 USC with Slovis still out

Sep. 24, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quarterback Kedon Slovis is in the concussion protocol for No. 21 Southern California, increasing the likelihood of Matt Fink making his first career start at No. 17 Washington this weekend. Coach Clay Helton confirmed Tuesday night that Slovis isn't currently cleared to practice or...

Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah, 30-23

Sep. 21, 2019 1:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Fink decided to stay at Southern California even after finishing third in the Trojans' four-man quarterback competition in training camp last month. A few weeks later, Fink found himself passing for 351 yards, leading a victory over No. 10 Utah at the roaring Coliseum, and sitting...

Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah 30-23

Sep. 21, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Pittman Jr. caught 10 passes for a career-high 232 yards and a touchdown from backup quarterback Matt Fink, who passed for 351 yards in Southern California's 30-23 victory over No. 10 Utah on Friday night. Fink, a junior who nearly transferred last spring, went 21 of 30 with...