Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/11/13
Guess it didn't take long for USC to move on from the Lane Kiffin era. Just a little over two and a half minutes into USC's matchup Thursday against Arizona, quarterback Cody Kessler dropped back, set his feet, and threw the monstrous 62-yard touchdown pass you see above to wide receiver Nelson Agholor, giving the Trojans an early lead and a hungry Coliseum crowd something to finally cheer about in a season full of lowlights. A suddenly rejuvenated USC rolled out to a 28-3 first-half lead under interim head coach Ed Orgeron before scrambling to hold the lead at the end and ultimately winning, 38-31 . The game was the first for the Trojans since Kiffin was fired Sept. 29, just hours after a rough road loss to Arizona State. They also lost to Washington State -- one of the Pac-12's traditionally weaker foes -- and had to scrape by Utah State in front of their home crowd. Agholor probably isn't missing Kiffin too much. He finished with seven catches for 161 yards and a touchdown, n...
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