Trojans rout Fighting Illini for Rose Bowl

Trojans rout Fighting Illini for Rose Bowl

The USC Trojans came away with a convincing 49-17 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini in the Rose Bowl.

USC easily covered the 14-point spread, while the combined score made it OVER the posted total of 50.

John David Booty completed 25-of-37 passes for 255 yards with three touchdowns for USC.

Rashard Mendenhall ran for 155 yards off 17 carries and scored a TD in the loss for Illinois.