By-The-Numbers: USC

After suffering abject humiliation at the hands of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, By-The-Numbers has just the tonic to get the Washington Huskies back in the saddle - a trip to the LA Coliseum! Not. If it were just the numbers talking, Steve Sarkisian would be pulling out all the stops, exhuming the body of Clara Bow looking for tips on how to score against the USC Trojans on Saturday.

Washington at USC


WASHINGTON VS. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 5:00pm PDT
TV: ESPN2
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Field: Grass

WASHINGTON

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Overall Record 1-2(.333) 4-0(1.000)
Location Record 0-1(0.000) on the road 1-0(1.000) at home
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 26.3(67) 33.0(104) 37.0(23) 21.8(56)
Yardage/G: YF&YA(Rank) 369.0(66) 425.7(100) 468.5(16) 389.5(87)
Rushing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 159.3(60) 213.7(110) 218.5(21) 107.3(29)
Passing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 209.7(71) 212.0(81)* 250.0(38) 282.3(67)*
Turnover Margin(Rank) 0.0(52) -0.3(66)
AP Poll NR 18
Coaches Poll NR NR
Sagarin Rating 68(70.06) 10(85.96)
Since 1985-records as favorite
& as underdog at location


Schedule/Results 1-2(.333) 4-0(1.000)
09/04/10 At BYU (L 17-23) Thu 09/02/2010 At @ Hawaii (W 49-36)
09/11/10 Syracuse (W 41-20) Sat 09/11/2010 VIRGINIA * (W 17-14)
09/18/10 Nebraska (L 21-56) Sat 09/18/2010 At @ Minnesota (W 32-21)
09/25/10 B-Y-E Sat 09/25/2010 At @ Washington St. (W 50-16)
10/02/10 At USC (NP) Sat 10/02/2010 WASHINGTON (NP)
10/09/10 ASU (NP) Sat 10/09/2010 At @ Stanford (NP)
10/16/10 OSU (NP) Sat 10/16/2010 CALIFORNIA (NP)
10/23/10 At AZ (NP) Sat 10/23/2010 B-Y-E (NP)
10/30/10 Stan (NP) Sat 10/30/2010 OREGON (NP)
11/06/10 At Ore (NP) Sat 11/06/2010 ARIZONA ST. * (NP)
11/13/10 B-Y-E (NP) Sat 11/13/2010 At @ Arizona * (NP)
11/18/10 UCLA (NP) Sat 11/20/2010 At @ Oregon St. (NP)
11/27/10 At California (NP) Sat 11/27/2010 NOTRE DAME (NP)
12/04/10 At WSU (NP) Sat 12/04/2010 At @ UCLA (NP)
Last Meeting
2009
Southern California 13
Washington 16
Notes  * Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
Stats appearing in BLUE are the better of the 2 teams.

More Statistics

Statistic WASHINGTON SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Diff TY-LY
  UW OPP DIFF USC OPP DIFF UW-USC UW
Pts / G 26.3 33.0 -6.7 37.0 21.8 15.3 -10.7 0.3
Yds / G 369.0 425.7 -56.7 468.5 389.5 79.0 -99.5 -6.5
Rushing Yds / G 159.3 213.7 -54.3 218.5 107.3 111.3 -59.2 20.3
Passing Yds / G 209.7 212.0 -2.3 250.0 282.3 -32.3 -40.3 -26.8
Yds / Play 5.6 6.2 -0.6 7.1 5.5 1.6 -1.5 -0.1
Rushing Yds / Car 4.6 5.4 -0.8 6.0 3.4 2.7 -1.4 0.4
Passing Yds / Att 6.8 7.2 -0.5 8.5 7.3 1.2 -1.7 -0.4
Passing Yds / Cmp 13.4 12.7 0.7 13.0 13.3 -0.3 0.4 1.1
Passing Cmp % 50.5 56.8 -6.3 65.3 54.8 10.4 -14.7 -7.6
Punt Return Avg 8.3 11.7 -3.3 17.9 0.0 17.9 -9.5 -1.1
Yds / 7 Pts 98.1 90.3 -7.8 88.6 125.4 36.7 -9.5 2.7
Plays / 7 Pts 17.4 14.6 -2.8 12.4 22.8 10.3 -4.9 -0.2
Rushing Play % 52.6 57.3 -4.7 55.1 45.2 9.9 -2.6 3.0
Passing Play % 47.4 42.7 4.7 44.9 54.8 -9.9 2.6 -3.0
Plays/Game 65.3 68.7 -3.3 65.8 70.8 -5.0 0.0 -0.3
Turnovers / G 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.3 2.5 1.3 0.3 -0.6
Fumbles / G 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.8 -0.1 -0.3
Intercept / G 0.7 0.3 -0.3 1.0 1.5 0.5 0.3 -0.3
Penalties: No/G 4.7 7.7 3.0 5.0 9.0 4.0 0.3 -2.3
Penalties: Yards/G 48.7 63.0 14.3 47.0 90.0 43.0 -1.7 -10.0
A positive(+) differential (DIFF) means that a team is better than its year-to-date opponents for a given statistic while a
negative(-) differential (shown in red) means that it is worse. Blue in last year's column means current year is better in given statistic.

Top Players

WASHINGTON
Rank Category Player Value
3 Tackles Mason Foster 12.67
6 Receiving Yards Per Game Jermaine Kearse 112.67
21 Scoring Jermaine Kearse 10
40 Total Offense Jake Locker 242
40 Receptions Per Game Jermaine Kearse 5.33
43 Rushing Chris Polk 88
44 Tackles Nate Williams 9
54 Field Goals Erik Folk 1.00
68 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Jake Locker 127.09
71 Interceptions Gregory Ducre 0.33
85 All-Purpose Runners Jermaine Kearse 112.67
86 Tackles VIctor Aiyewa 8.00
91 Receptions Per Game Devin Aguilar 4.33
92 Sacks Sione Potoa'e 0.50
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Rank Category Player Value
7 Punt Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) 0 19.17
14 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Matt Barkley 166.65
27 Interceptions Nickell Robey 0.50
27 Interceptions T.J. McDonald 0.50
33 Scoring 0 9.00
47 Sacks Wes Horton 0.75
50 Receptions Per Game 0 5.00
54 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Robert Woods 23.91
55 Total Offense Matt Barkley 231.75
66 Rushing Marc Tyler 72.00
74 Rushing Allen Bradford 69.25
83 Receiving Yards Per Game 0 62.25
90 All-Purpose Runners Robert Woods 110.50
92 Sacks Jurrell Casey 0.50
92 Sacks DaJohn Harris 0.50

Team Profiles

Category WASHINGTON SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Average height 6'1" 6'1"
Average weight 228lb 229lb
%Seniors(including 5th years) 15% 22%
Average Experience 1.8 2.3
%In-state 43% 56%
% Redshirts 43% 56%
Top states WA-48 CA-50
CA-40 FL-3
HI-9 UT-2
Total Players 106 87
RTN Offensive Starters 7 5
RTN Defensive Starters 6 5
RTN Lettermen 30 54
Lost Lettermen 23 26

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