USC, however, came right back. The over is 4-0 in Trojans last 4 games overall and under is 8-1 in Longhorns last 9 games overall. K Joshua Rowland, a former JUCO All-American, is 0-3.
USC's sophomore quarterback led the Trojans back from the brink of disaster Saturday, engineering a tying drive in the closing minute of regulation, allowing his team to survive Texas in two overtimes, 27-24. For the second time in three weeks, USC ended up on the right side of the rollercoaster ride, but if they don't iron out some of the wrinkles in between the first and fourth quarters, they could go off the track that leads to a Pac-12 championship.
The Trojans out-gained Texas, 468-366 yards.
McGrath's second field goal in the second overtime arrived after a Texas turnover.
After dismantling Stanford, USC is one of the hottest teams in the country and wants to stay that way, not only for their national playoff hopes but to keep quarterback Sam Darnold in the Heisman Trophy hunt.
But Texas outscored the Cowboys 35-0 in the 2nd half and won the game running away, with Vince Young creating a highlight reel play along the way in which he pump faked a defender out of his shoes before scoring a long touchdown.
The Longhorns tied it moments later when Darnold's flawless pass smacked off receiver Jalen Greene's hands and DeShon Elliott snatched it for a 38-yard TD interception return. He has teamed with freshman Stephen Carr to provide a relentless rushing attack in USC's first two games, and Texas' run defense will have to prove its competence. The Texas Longhorns have lost eight of their last 10 road games.
Texas reached the goal line in the second OT before Rector ripped the ball out of Ehlinger's hands while the freshman quarterback attempted to score. He ranks No. 14 in the nation in total offense with 343.0 yards per game. Texas coach Tom Herman has a reputation as a big-game coach in his short career. He completed a 17-yard pass to Lil'Jordan Humphrey.
"To me, he is one of the better quarterbacks in the nation", Texas linebacker Naashon Hughes said.
Texas quickly responded with a highlight reel catch of its own, as Johnson made a 28-yard catch with junior cornerback Iman Marshall draped all over him.
The touchdown came two plays after Ehlinger hit Foreman for an 11-yard completion on a 4th-and-10. However USC continued to move the chains and Darnold escapes a sack and found Deontay Burnett in the back of the endzone for the 15 yard touchdown pass, for the 7-0 lead.Trojans got within field goal range early in the second quarter, but the 36 yard attempt was wide left.
With five seconds remaining, Darnold dumped a pass to running back Ronald Jones for a 56-yard touchdown. He helped force the game into overtime by making a 31-yard field goal on the final snap of regulation.
Unlike the '06 matchup, this time, the Trojans were favored by more than two touchdowns. The only time they technically switched was going into the Longhorns' game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys on October 29. This is while the usual starter, Shane Buechele, is out with an injury.
Head coaches always love to say they played lights out after a tough Saturday of college football.
This game as the potential to be a good one on Sunday, as both teams appear headed towards a possible playoff appearance in 2017. The victory elevates Reid's record against his former assistants to 9-2. "I can't get caught up on who's on the other sideline".
According to Nike, the design is inspired by the teams' "desire to make a bold statement the moment they step on the court". The new uniforms will be worn for the first time on November 24, when the team takes on the Charlotte Hornets in Cleveland.
Du Plessis conceded he was nervous before coming to Pakistan, but once he arrived in Lahore on Monday he had no complaints. After defeating World XI by 33 runs in the final T20I, Pakistan sealed the three-match series 2-1.
In nearby Stanwell, neighbours said the man living at the property in Lowlands Drive was a light-skinned man of Arabic appearance. He told the Press Association: "One thing I understand is that he was an Iraqi refugee who came here aged 15".
They expressed their feelings loud and clear. "I have too little distance and too great a stake in it - instead this is my story". The tweets come after a week in which Clinton has released her memoir and North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan.
In a trademark tweet issued within hours of the blast, Mr Trump wrote: "Another attack in London by a loser terrorist". The White House did not immediately respond to questions about whether the president had been briefed on the incident.
Stanton went on to study journalism and radio arts at the University of Kentucky, where he also performed at the Guignol Theatre. Though rarely in a starring role, he carved out a niche for himself playing odd, often grizzled characters.
Getafe remain on four points and have now gone 10 LaLiga matches without a home win, despite a fearless performance. The result keeps Ernesto Valverde's side top of the table, having won all four of their games so far this season.
The boys make it through to the judges' houses round of the show and are flown out to LA to sing for Simon in his home there. Watch all the acts that made a proper impression on The X Factor on Saturday night.
Television network HBO saluted Vincent on its Twitter account , saying, "Our family will never forget the Leotardo Legacy". The actor " died peacefully on Wednesday, a statement from his family said ", according to The Associated Press .
The decision was made after almost a dozen hours of debate between members of the jury. "I know her family is relieved". Geyser, who is accused of doing the stabbing, pleaded not guilty, and her trial is scheduled to begin October 9.
India vs Australia 1st ODI 2017: IND to Opt Bat First
In a near flawless first hour for Australia , Steve Smith could have made it better had he held on to a catch second slip. Pandya went hammer and tongs at Adam Zampa, picking up 24 runs in the 36 over, pushing Dhoni to go on the defensive.
Hamas Agrees To Demands To End Decade-Long Palestinian Rift
Hamas, however, has been greatly weakened by an Israeli and Egyptian blockade, three wars with Israel and global isolation. Hamas and Fatah agreed in 2014 to form a national reconciliation administration but could not agree on the details.