Southern Cal vs Notre Dame Recap - Trojans Win 31-17
|Southern Cal vs Notre Dame Recap - Trojans Win 31-17|
Curtis McNeal tore up the turf for 118 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Trojans to a 31-17 win over the Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium.
Southern Cal was an underdog by 10 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 57.5.
Matt Barkley completed 24 of 35 pass attempts for 224 yards for the Trojans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jonas Gray rushed for 38 yards for Notre Dame, while Theo Riddick added 7 yards. Tommy Rees threw for 190 yards for the Fighting Irish, while receivers Tyler Eifert and Theo Riddick had 66 and 56 yards respectively.
Notre Dame lost the offensive yardage battle to Southern Cal 443-267 yards in Saturday's game. Southern Cal had more first downs as that total ended up 29-17.
Southern Cal led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 39:41/20:19 split in that important category.
Southern Cal heads into a Week 9 battle against Stanford. Notre Dame, meanwhile, will have their next action against Navy.