USC-UCLA Report Card

Here’s the grades on the victory over UCLA.

RESULT: No. 5 USC 28, UCLA 7
RECORD: 11-1, 8-1
WEEK 12 GPA: B-

QUARTERBACK

Mark Sanchez survived a physical game but UCLA dropped some interceptions.

C+

RUNNING BACKS

Joe McKnight didn’t fumble which in itself is a minor victory.

C

WIDE RECEIVERS

Damian Williams’ injury forced the Trojans to look at other receivers.

B-

OFFENSIVE LINE

Did not allow a sack and avoided 2006 meltdown against UCLA.

B

DEFENSIVE LINE

Another game against an offense incapable of testing it.

A-

LINEBACKERS

Practices are tougher than anything seen at the Rose Bowl.

A-

SECONDARY

Barely avoided embarrassment of not picking off a Kevin Craft pass.

A-

SPECIAL TEAMS

Imagine if USC needed a field goal to win the game?

D

COACHING

No style points here for lackluster offense or beating Rick Neuheisel.

D+

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