Latest Kedon Slovis News

Slovis’ 4 TD passes lead USC past California 41-17

Nov. 17, 2019 3:08 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The matchup between Southern California’s dynamic passing game and California’s stingy pass defense was a mismatch and so was the game between the Trojans and Golden Bears. Kedon Slovis had his third 400-yard passing game in the past four weeks and threw four touchdown...

USC’s passing game looking to test stingy Cal secondary

Nov. 15, 2019 4:09 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — For a team that has historically produced a bevy of talented, top-tier running backs, USC has had a lot of success this season throwing the ball. The Trojans have the second-most prolific passing game in the Pac-12, and freshman quarterback Kedon Slovis has had multiple touchdown...

UCLA’s hopes for South title still alive facing No. 8 Utah

Nov. 14, 2019 12:15 PM EST

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: UCLA at No. 8 Utah. Strange as it sounds, the Bruins could throw a giant wrench into the Pac-12’s hopes of returning to the College Football Playoff by pulling an unlikely upset in Salt Lake City. Utah holds a one-game lead...

USC holds on to beat Arizona State 31-26

Nov. 9, 2019 8:45 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Christian Rector saw a receiver break free off the edge and slipped into coverage. Realizing the ball was coming his way, he stuck his hand up, tipped it to himself and made a diving interception. With one nimble play, Southern California's 6-foot-4, 270-pound defensive lineman halted...

USC coach's job shaky as Trojans await Arizona State

Nov. 8, 2019 4:46 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Southern California coach Clay Helton kept his job last year despite the Trojans' first losing season since 2000. As USC stumbles through another mediocre season and a new athletic director is in place, the calls for Helton's job grow louder by the loss. The key Saturday against Arizona...

USC expects to use another pass-heavy plan at Arizona State

Nov. 6, 2019 5:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Clay Helton brought the Air Raid offense to Southern California this season, he stressed that it could be executed in such a way to maintain balance between run and pass. However, injuries at running back and playing from behind have forced the Trojans to lean heavily on the pass in...

Herbert leads No. 7 Ducks past USC 56-24 to 8th straight win

Nov. 3, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oregon's defense began the game by giving up a 16-play touchdown drive. Justin Herbert then threw only his second interception since last November. The Ducks had barely survived back-to-back close games in the previous two weeks, and their winning streak appeared to be in peril again...

No. 7 Oregon takes winning streak, playoff hopes to face USC

Nov. 1, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a swell of momentum from seven straight victories, the route to the College Football Playoff is increasingly clear for No. 7 Oregon. In fact, the Ducks might be facing the biggest remaining obstacle in their path Saturday night when they visit Southern California, which still has...

Can anyone stop No. 7 Oregon at this point? Trojans up next

Oct. 31, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Seventh-ranked Oregon continues its march toward the Pac-12 championship game with a road game against USC. The Ducks (7-1, 5-0 Pac-12) have won seven straight games following the season-opening loss to Auburn. Despite a...

No. 7 Oregon puts 7-game winning streak on the line at USC

Oct. 31, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

No. 7 Oregon (7-1, 5-0 Pac-12) at Southern California (5-3, 4-1), Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (FOX). Line: Oregon by 4 1/2. Series record: USC leads 39-20-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oregon has played its way into College Football Playoff contention with a seven-game winning streak, but the Ducks won't stay there unless they...