Washington vs USC By-the-Numbers

The Huskies (2-2 overall, 0-1 in the Pac-10) plays host to No. 1-ranked USC (3-0, 1-0) at Husky Stadium. Kickoff is 5:00 p.m. and the game will air nationally on ABC television. The Trojans will be the third UW opponent that played in a BCS bowl game last year over a four-week stretch (along with Boise State and Ohio State).

Matchup

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VS. WASHINGTON

Sat, Sept 29, 2007, 5:00 pm PDT
TV: ABC or ESPN
Husky Stadium
Field: FieldTurf

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

WASHINGTON
Overall Record 3-0(1.000) 2-2(.500)
Location Record 1-0(1.000) on the road 1-1(.500) at home
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 44.7(13)18.3(27) 27.8(61)24.8(59)
Yardage/G: PF&PA(Rank) 462.0(23)306.7(25) 368.0(73)403.3(72)
Rushing/G: PF&PA(Rank) 244.7(10)64.3(8) 175.3(43)176.8(84)
Passing/G: PF&PA(Rank) 217.3(66)242.3(28)* 192.8(88)226.5(49)*
Turnover Margin(Rank) -0.7(89) -0.3(65)
AP Poll 1 NR
Coaches Poll 1 NR
Sagarin Rating 1(100.41) 36(78.06)
Since 1985 records as favorite
& as underdog at location
15-24-0 (.385) as ROAD Underdog
56-20-2 (.731) as ROAD favorite
82-22-1 (.786) as HOME Underdog
9-14-1 (.396) as HOME favorite
Schedule/Results 3-0(1.000) 2-2(.500)
09/01/07 Idaho (W 38-10) 08/31/07 At Syracuse (W 42-12)
09/08/07 BYE (NP) 09/08/07 Boise St. (W 24-10)
09/15/07 At Nebraska (W 49-31) 09/15/07 Ohio St. (L 14-33)
09/22/07 Washington St. (W 47-14) 09/22/07 At UCLA (L 31-44)
09/29/07 At Washington (NP) 09/29/07 Southern California (NP)
10/06/07 Stanford (NP) 10/06/07 At BYE (NP)
10/13/07 Arizona (NP) 10/13/07 At Arizona St. (NP)
10/20/07 At Notre Dame (NP) 10/20/07 Oregon (NP)
10/27/07 At Oregon (NP) 10/27/07 Arizona (NP)
11/03/07 Oregon St. (NP) 11/03/07 At Stanford (NP)
11/10/07 At California (NP) 11/10/07 At Oregon St. (NP)
11/17/07 BYE (NP) 11/17/07 California (NP)
11/22/07 At Arizona St. (NP) 11/24/07 Washington St. (NP)
12/01/07 UCLA (NP) 12/01/07 At Hawaii (NP)
Last Meeting
2006
Washington 20
USC 26
* Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
Stats appearing in BLUE are the better of the 2 teams.

More Statistics

Statistic SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WASHINGTON Diff Last Year
USC OPP DIFF UW OPP DIFF USC-UW UW
Pts / G 44.7 18.3 26.3 27.8 24.8 3.0 16.9 21.8
Yds / G 462.0 306.7 155.3 368.0 403.3 -35.3 94.0 321.8
Rushing Yds / G 244.7 64.3 180.3 175.3 176.8 -1.5 69.4 127.9
Passing Yds / G 217.3 242.3 -25.0 192.8 226.5 -33.8 24.6 193.8
Yds / Play 6.4 4.2 2.2 5.5 5.5 0.0 0.9 5.0
Rushing Yds / Car 6.3 2.2 4.1 4.8 4.5 0.3 1.6 3.8
Passing Yds / Att 6.4 5.5 0.9 6.4 6.6 -0.2 0.0 6.2
Passing Yds / Cmp 9.2 10.0 -0.8 12.0 11.2 0.9 -2.9 13.0
Passing Cmp % 69.6 55.3 14.3 52.9 59.1 -6.2 16.7 48.0
Punt Return Avg 6.8 4.3 2.5 12.5 7.3 5.2 -5.8 6.5
Yds / 7 Pts 72.4 117.1 44.7 92.8 114.1 21.2 20.4 103.2
Plays / 7 Pts 11.4 27.9 16.5 16.9 20.9 4.0 5.5 20.7
Rushing Play % 53.2 39.7 13.5 54.9 53.6 1.3 -1.6 51.9
Passing Play % 46.8 60.3 -13.5 45.1 46.4 -1.3 1.6 48.1
Plays/Game 72.7 73.0 -0.3 67.0 73.8 -6.8 0.0 58.7
Turnovers / G 2.0 1.3 -0.7 2.0 1.8 -0.3 0.0 1.8
Fumbles / G 0.7 0.3 -0.3 0.5 0.8 0.3 -0.2 0.5
Intercept / G 1.3 1.0 -0.3 1.5 1.0 -0.5 0.2 1.3
Penalties: No/G 7.0 5.7 -1.3 5.8 9.0 3.3 -1.3 5.0
Penalties: Yards/G 62.7 45.0 -17.7 42.5 69.0 26.5 -20.2 42.3
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

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Rank Category Player Value
13 Sacks Lawrence Jackson 1
21 Interceptions Kyle Moore 0.67
23 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) John David Booty 151.07
31 Tackles Keith Rivers 10
54 Field Goals David Buehler 1
57 Rushing Stafon Johnson 85.33
59 Scoring David Buehler 8.67
70 Total Offense John David Booty 207.67
71 Scoring Stanley Havili 8.00
72 Receiving Yards Per Game Fred Davis 70.33
82 Interceptions Terrell Thomas 0.33
83 Punt Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Desmond Reed 6.14
84 Tackles For Loss Lawrence Jackson 1.17
91 Receptions Per Game Fred Davis 4.67
WASHINGTON
Rank Category Player Value
18 Tackles E.J. Savannah 10.50
31 Sacks Daniel Te'o-Nesheim 0.75
34 Total Offense Jake Locker 266.25
45 Rushing Jake Locker 90.25
46 Tackles For Loss Daniel Howell 1.33
65 Sacks Greyson Gunheim 0.63
73 Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game) Jared Ballman 39.08
73 Receiving Yards Per Game Marcel Reece 69.75
82 Interceptions Daniel Howell 0.33
82 Code Daniel Howell 0.33
82 Rushing Louis Rankin 69.00
83 Sacks Caesar Rayford 0.50
86 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Jake Locker 112.33
98 Receptions Per Game Anthony Russo 4.50

Player Profiles

Category SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WASHINGTON
Average height 6'2" 6'1"
Average weight 228.0 228.0
%Seniors(including 5th years) 20% 25%
Average Experience 2.04 2.09
%In-state 75% 45%
Top states CA-86 WA-50
AZ-3 CA-42
CO-3 HI-4
Total Players 114 110
RTN Offensive Starters 6 6
RTN Defensive Starters 10 6
RTN Lettermen 56 36
Lost Lettermen 18 26

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