TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Southern California went into the season with national title hopes behind a Heisman Trophy front-running quarterback.
After a mistake-filled loss to Arizona on Saturday, the Trojans will have to play well just to get into the Pac-12 championship game.
USC spoiled record-breaking days by Marqise Lee and Matt Barkley with five turnovers and 117 yards in penalties against Arizona, leading to a disheartening 39-36 loss in the desert.
Lee broke the Pac-12 record with 345 yards receiving and Barkley set the school record with 493 yards passing, but they couldn't connect on a last-second heave into the end zone.
USC, the preseason No. 1, dropped eight spots with the loss to No. 18 in the AP Top 25.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail UNLV vs. New Mexico Pick Which struggling football team will come away with a win on Friday night when New Mexico plays host to UNLV at 9:30PM...
Thumbnail Middle Tennessee vs. W. Kentucky Pick Which 5-5 team will get over the .500 mark when Western Kentucky plays host to Middle...
Thumbnail Utah vs. Washington Total Pick Is the over a good bet on Saturday night in Seattle where the Washington Huskies will host the Utah Utes at 10:30 p.m. ET?
Thumbnail Tulsa vs. South Florida Pick Will No. 23 South Florida take care of business at home when the Bulls host Tulsa...
Thumbnail Buffalo vs. Ball State Pick Can Buffalo cover as a massive road favorite when it takes on Ball State...

NCAAF Team Pages