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Saturday Football Fix #3: Beating USC & The Fall Of Troy

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There's no two ways about it: ASU football has struggled over the last few years, while the USC Trojans continue to be...well, USC. With an 11-game winning streak over the Sun Devils, the "rivalry" between ASU and USC was exceedingly one-sided.

That all changed this past season on a magical September evening, when the 23rd ranked Trojans came to Tempe for a key South division battle. Let's relive this historic night, thanks to the video talents of JediASU and his amazing YouTube channel.

First, Cameron Marshall made a major statement with this scintillating 70-yard touchdown run on the game's fourth play.

After a USC field goal, Brock Osweiler extended the ASU lead with this strike to Gerell Robinson.

USC tried to answer back, but Vontaze Burfict had different ideas.

The Devils then drove down and capped a great half with this:

USC then stormed back in the second half to take a 22-21 lead.

That was short lived, thanks to these scoring runs by Marshall. The first took the lead...

...and then his third score gave the Devils a nice cushion.

With their 11-game winning streak slipping away, Matt Barkley mounted a final Trojan drive for victory. It ended quickly.

The streak was over. After the signature win of his ASU tenure, head coach Dennis Erickson got this:

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