USC Postgame Notes

vs. Nebraska
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007
Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Neb.

  • Stanley Havili’s 50-yard run on USC’s first play from scrimmage and C.J. Gable’s 40-yard run on the second play were both career-long runs.
  • John David Booty has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 14 of his 15 career starts. It marked his 11th game with at least two touchdowns.
  • Stafon Johnson galloped for a career-long 144 yards on just 11 carries. His 32-yard run was a career long.
  • USC’s 315 rushing yards were its most since rolling up 403 yards against UCLA in 2005. USC’s 8.2 yards per carry is the best rushing average by an opponent against Nebraska in history, surpassing the 7.74 yards per carry by Kansas in Lawrence on Oct. 28, 1950.
  • Vincent Joseph suffered a bruised larynx and was taken to a local hospital for observation. Joseph was talking and moving but having difficulty breathing.
  • Alfred Rowe suffered a concussion in the first half.
  • Anthony McCoy scored his first career touchdown on a two-yard pass from John David Booty to start the scoring in USC’s 21-point third quarter.
  • The 49 points by USC were the most third-most ever surrendered by Nebraska at Memorial Stadium, dating back to Minnesota’s 61-point effort in 1945.