Posted December 21, 2013 on
USC interim head coach Clay Helton, Cody Kessler and Josh Shaw recap the Trojans' 45-20 win over Fresno State in Las Vegas.

Fresno State's Carr has high praise for USC's Kessler

LAS VEGAS -- USC quarterback Cody Kessler and Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr are really good friends and both hail from Bakersfield. They two are both fans of one another and when they sat at the podium Friday morning for the final Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl press conference before Saturday's 12:30 p.m. kickoff, Carr expressed how highly he thought of his pal. "I think...

Shaw, 'We stuck together'

USC cornerback Josh Shaw talks about the Trojans' 45-20 win over No. 21 Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl and his future at Troy. Will he stay another season or leave for the NFL?

The Trojan Blitz, USC beats Fresno State

The Trojan Blitz -- USC beats Fresno State, ten win season, Cody Kessler beats Derek Carr, Marqise Lee NFL decision...

Video: Fresno State’s Derek Carr Hyped Up His Teammates In The Locker Room Before Playing USC

Fresno State’s star quarterback, Derek Carr, has been the heart and soul of the team all season, and does a fantastic job of hyping up his teammates with intense pregame speeches. Today, the trend continued in the locker room before the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl in which the Bulldogs are taking on the in-state powerhouse, USC. Carr told his teammates that the Trojans are five...

Kessler throws Vegas Bowl-record 4 TDs as USC routs Fresno St.

Southern California wrapped up its rocky season by rolling over Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Cody Kessler passed for 344 yards and a bowl-record four touchdowns in the Trojans' 45-20 victory over the 21st-ranked Bulldogs on Saturday under Clay Helton, their third head coach in less than three months. Marqise Lee and Nelson Agholor had two touchdown catches apiece, Javorius...

Fresno State's Derek Carr Knows How to Get You Pumped Up to Play

Derek Carr has proven to be every bit as talented as his brother. Watch him play and you can't help but wonder if he would have been a more serious Heisman contender if he played at a  higher profile school (no offense intended Bulldogs).Fresno State is certainly glad to have him, but as a senior the Las Vegas Bowl will be his last as a Bulldog.@Dusuuu/TwitterSo the question...

Fresno State – USC Preview: A Lighter Look

With the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl around the corner Bulldog Playbook takes the time to preview the game between the Trojans and Bulldogs.

Video: The Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Apparently Featured A Bowl-Approved “Streaker”

Earlier today, the USC Trojans completed their season turnaround with a demolition of Fresno State in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl. The offensive fireworks were on display for Cody Kessler and Co., but the most exciting part of the game had nothing to do with either actual team. No, there was a gingerbread man sighting on the field, courtesy of Zappos, the online shoe and clothing...

Las Vegas Bowl: Fresno State Bulldogs vs. USC Trojans: Betting Odds, Spread, tv info

On Saturday the Fresno State Bulldogs and USC Trojans lock up for the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl. No. 20 Fresno State finished the regular season 11-1 while No. 25 USC is on it’s third coach in a season that saw the Trojans finish 9-4. Coverage of the Royal Puple Las Vegas Bowl will air on ABC beginning at 3:30 pm ET. The Fresno State Bulldogs and USC Trojans will be playing this...

10 is the magic number for USC

LAS VEGAS -- USC came to Sin City locked and loaded with the Power of Ten. No Coach O, no problem. Sure, when the No. 25 Trojans entered Sam Boyd Stadium to take on No. 20 Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl, they were playing for their most recent former coach, Ed Orgeron. They were also playing for something much greater than that -- their 10th win. The win came easier than expected...

Notebook: USC beats No. 21 Fresno State

USC finished its 2013 season 10-4 after beating No. 21 Fresno State 45-20 in the Las Vegas Bowl...

Seniors Aim for First Bowl Win

The Fresno State senior class gets their last chance to win a bowl game on Saturday. Derek Carr and Austin Wentworth discuss their final game against the USC Trojans.

Previewing Day One Of College Football Bowl Season

With the big game of the day being a showdown between top 25 teams in #20 Fresno State and #25 USC college football fans have a lot to look forward too today. There are also several underrated bowl games as well so with that lets give you some background on the games that will be […]

Going for ten in a season of four

Saturday's Las Vegas Bowl will be a battle between two Bakersfield quarterbacks when USC takes on Fresno State. It's the Trojans' Cody Kessler versus the Bulldogs' Derek Carr.

USC Trojans Prove They Are the Most Resilient Team of the College Football Season

For all intents and purposes the USC Trojans should have had a ho hum kind of season. After getting off to such a lackluster start it would not have been unrealistic for them to fumble through the rest of the season. No, instead they turned it around after their head coach was fired going 6-2 to earn a bowl bid and become ranked in the top 25.However, with just one game left the...
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