USC vs. Stanford Score, Recap & Analysis

    USC vs. Stanford score, recap, analysis and reaction from the big Pac-12 matchup between the Trojans and Cardinal.

    September 16, 2015

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    Stanford vs. USC

    Final Score: Stanford 41, USC 31

    1. Stanford took over the game over the final 20 minutes with two of Remound Wright’s three one-yard touchdown runs, and a 46-yard Conrad Ukropina field goal to pull off the upset. USC’s offense kept stalling after a one-yard Steven Mitchell touchdown catch early in the second half, only managing a 36-yard Alex Wood field goal the rest of the way.

    2. Cody Kessler threw three touchdown passes for USC, highlighted by a 54-yard scoring play to JuJu Smith-Schuster in the second.

    3. The Cardinal kept pace early before taking over, with Hogan finding Devon Cajuste for a 17-yard touchdown in the final three seconds of the first half, setting the tone for the second.

    Stanford

    – Kevin Hogan completed 18-of-23 passes for 279 yards and two touchdowns.

    – Christian McCaffrey ran 27 times for 115 yards, Remound Wright ran 11 times for 41 yards and three scores.

    – Tim of possession: Stanford 39:29 – USC 20:31

    USC

    – Cody Kessler completed 25-of-32 passes for 272 yards and three touchdowns.

    – JuJu Smith-Schuster caught eight passes for 153 yards and a score.

    – Third down conversions: USC 4-of-10 – Stanford 8-of-12

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