USC's offensive stars in their part in a 38-17 win over Arizona State, but it was the surprisingly dominate play of the defense that really shined.
Both USC and Arizona are coming in off losses and have the capability of producing, along with giving up, big plays.
Four turnovers, red-zone inefficiency, needless personal fouls and bad play-calls. USC's loss to Arizona State featured all of those things.
USC's first road game of the season Saturday will test its secondary, intelligence and emotional stability.