By-The-Numbers: USC

By-The-Numbers is back, and feeling pretty good! Typically during USC week, it's been nothing but duck-and-cover, but the stats line up a lot better this year than most. Does that translate into something a little nicer than the 56-0 pasting the Huskies took last year in LA? Read on...

USC at Washington Matchup Page


SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VS. WASHINGTON

Sat, Sept 19, 2009 at 12:30 PM PST
TV: ABC
Husky Stadium
Field: FieldTurf

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

WASHINGTON
Overall Record 2-0(.1000) 1-1(.500)
Location Record 1-0(1000) on the road 1-1(.500) at home
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 37.0(30) 9.0(14) 23.0(64) 31.0(87)
Yardage/G: PF&PA(Rank) 466.5(26) 193.0(12) 478.0(31) 321.0(59)
Rushing/G: PF&PA(Rank) 230.0(23) 48.5(13) 157.0(53) 149.0(73)
Passing/G: PF&PA(Rank) 236.5(46) 144.5(15)* 321.0(16) 172.0(104)*
Turnover Margin(Rank) 0.0(59) -1.0(78)
AP Poll 3 NR
Coaches Poll 3 NR
Sagarin Rating 2(94.85) 129(56.68)
This years Schedule/Results of Last Year 2-0(.1000) 1-1(.500)
09/05/09 San Jose St. (W 56-3) 09/05/09 LSU (L 23-31)
09/12/09 At Ohio St. (W 18-15) 09/12/09 Idaho (W 42-23)
09/19/09 At Washington (NP) 09/19/09 Southern California (NP)
09/26/09 Washington St. (NP) 09/26/09 At Stanford (NP)
10/03/09 At California (NP) 10/03/09 At Notre Dame (NP)
10/10/09 B-Y-E (NP) 10/10/09 Arizona (NP)
10/17/09 At Notre Dame (NP) 10/17/09 At Arizona St. (NP)
10/24/09 Oregon St. (NP) 10/24/09 Oregon (NP)
10/31/09 At Oregon (NP) 11/01/09 B*Y*E (NP)
11/07/09 At Arizona St. (NP) 11/07/09 At UCLA (NP)
11/14/09 Stanford (NP) 11/14/09 At Oregon St. (NP)
11/28/09 UCLA (NP) 11/28/09 Washington St. (NP)
12/05/09 Arizona (NP) 12/05/09 California (NP)
Last Meeting
2008
Washington 0
Southern California 56
* 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
ID OPP DIFF UW OPP DIFF ID-UW UW
Pts / G 37.0 9.0 28.0 32.5 27.0 5.5 4.5 13.3
Yds / G 466.5 193.0 273.5 426.0 366.5 59.5 40.5 263.2
Rushing Yds / G 230.0 48.5 181.5 139.0 106.0 33.0 91.0 99.3
Passing Yds / G 236.5 144.5 92.0 287.0 260.5 26.5 -50.5 163.8
Yds / Play 6.7 3.3 3.3 6.0 6.6 -0.6 0.6 4.0
Rushing Yds / Car 5.4 1.6 3.8 3.9 4.1 -0.2 1.5 2.8
Passing Yds / Att 8.6 5.3 3.3 8.2 8.8 -0.6 0.4 5.4
Passing Yds / Cmp 13.9 11.1 2.8 13.7 14.1 -0.4 0.2 11.4
Passing Cmp % 61.8 47.3 14.5 60.0 62.7 -2.7 1.8 47.3
Punt Return Avg 9.3 3.4 5.9 18.5 9.0 9.5 -9.2 5.5
Yds / 7 Pts 88.3 150.1 61.9 91.8 95.0 3.3 3.5 139.0
Plays / 7 Pts 13.2 45.1 31.9 15.2 14.4 -0.8 1.9 34.6
Rushing Play % 60.7 52.6 8.1 50.4 46.8 3.5 10.4 53.4
Passing Play % 39.3 47.4 -8.1 49.6 53.2 -3.5 -10.4 46.6
Plays/Game 70.0 58.0 12.0 70.5 55.5 15.0 0.0 76.8
Turnovers / G 2.5 1.5 -1.0 1.0 1.5 0.5 -1.5 1.5
Fumbles / G 2.0 1.0 -1.0 0.5 1.0 0.5 -1.5 0.3
Intercept / G 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 1.3
Penalties: No/G 4.0 2.0 -2.0 5.5 8.0 2.5 1.5 7.3
Penalties: Yards/G 32.5 20.0 -12.5 53.5 66.5 13.0 21.0 66.8
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
10 Scoring Stafon Johnson 12
18 Sacks Nick Perry 1
28 Rushing Joe McKnight 102.5
45 Interceptions Chris Galippo 0.5
46 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) C.J. Gable 24.33
46 All-Purpose Runners Joe McKnight 144.5
53 Tackles For Loss Chris Galippo 1.5
53 Tackles For Loss Michael Morgan 1.50
53 Tackles For Loss Nick Perry 1.50
55 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Matt Barkley 134.50
55 Total Offense Matt Barkley 215.50
75 Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game) Billy O'Malley 36.00
79 Field Goals Jordan Congdon 0.50
WASHINGTON
Rank Category Player Value
14 Total Offense Jake Locker 321.50
28 Field Goals Erik Folk 1.50
37 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Jake Locker 149.59
45 Interceptions Mason Foster 0.50
48 Rushing Chris Polk 85.00
49 Tackles E.J. Savannah 9.50
80 Scoring Erik Folk 8.50
82 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Quinton Richardson 20.40
94 Receptions Per Game James Johnson 4.50

Team Profiles

Category SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WASHINGTON
Average height 6'2" 6'1"
Average weight 228lbs 230lbs
%Seniors(including 5th years) 19% 18%
Average Experience 2.01 1.76
%In-state 61% 44%
Top states CA-64 WA-46
AZ-3 CA-38
HI-2 HI-6
Total Players 105 105
RTN Offensive Starters 9 8
RTN Defensive Starters 3 10
RTN Lettermen 59 45
Lost Lettermen 30 18

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