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.
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Pochettino has used a three and four man back line in the Premier League but opted for a five man back line against Dortmund. The home side are overwhelming favourites against a Swansea team who have only won a single league game so far this season.
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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".