Recap - Fighting Irish Defeat Southern Cal 22-13

Recap - Fighting Irish Defeat Southern Cal 22-13

Notre Dame got a 146-yard performance from Theo Riddick as a key part of its 22-13 victory over the Trojans on Saturday at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Notre Dame won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 45.5.

Everett Golson completed 15 of 26 pass attempts for 217 yards for the Fighting Irish in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Silas Redd rushed for 77 yards for Southern Cal, while Curtis McNeal added 38 yards. Max Wittek threw for 186 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Robert Woods and Marqise Lee had 92 and 75 yards respectively.

Southern Cal was outgained by Notre Dame 439-281 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-19 by the Fighting Irish.

Southern Cal lost the time of possession battle 34:38/25:22, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.