UCLA will travel across town to square off with USC in a Pac-12 contest set for a 1 p.m. PT kickoff on Saturday,


Nov. 20. The game will be televised by the FOX. The UCLA Learfi eld Radio Network will broadcast the contest, which will also be aired over
ESPN radio, SiriusXM and the Varsity App.

UCLA has four wins and USC has fi ve over the course of the last nine series battles. The winning team has averaged 39.4 points in those nine
victories and has scored at least 34 points in all but one game (2017:28 points). The Trojans have captured the last two meetings in the
series with UCLA’s last win coming in 2018 at the Rose Bowl. The most recent Bruin win in the Coliseum was in the 2013 season. UCLA has
come up short in its last three trips across town, including a 35-52 setback in 2019.

Fourth-year head coach Chip Kelly was named UCLA’s head football coach on Nov. 25, 2017. Kelly owns a collegiate record of 62-32 compiled
in three-plus seasons at UCLA (1-2 vs. USC) and in four seasons as the head coach at the University of Oregon (2009-12, 3-1 vs. USC).
During that span in Eugene, his Duck teams captured fi rst place or a share of fi rst in the North Division of the conference (three outright conference
championships 2009-11) and four BCS bowl games. Kelly guided Oregon to appearances in a National Championship Game (2010),
two Rose Bowls (after 2011 and 2009 seasons) and the Fiesta Bowl following the 2012 season. Kelly was named the 2009 and 2010 Pac-
10 Coach of the Year, 2010 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year, 2010 Walter Camp Coach of the Year, 2010 Sporting News Coach of the Year,
2010 AFCA Coach of the Year Award and 2010 Associated Press Coach of the Year. In six of his seven seasons as a collegiate head coach,
Kelly has produced a top-15 rated NCAA rushing leader in yards-per-game average -- 2020: Demetric Felton, Jr., 14th; 2018: Joshua Kelley,
9th; 2012: Kenjon Barner, 4th; 2011: LaMichael James, 1st; 2010: LaMichael James, 1st; 2009: LaMichael James, 9th.

UCLA vs. USC — This will be the 91st meeting of the teams. UCLA trails in the series 32-49*-7 (*two USC wins in ‘04 and ‘05 have been
vacated due to NCAA penalties). Both teams will wear their home jerseys, a tradition restarted for the 2008 game. The winner of the game
will take home the Victory Bell.

In 2019 at the Coliseum, the Trojans defeated the Bruins, 52-35, in the highest-scoring series game in 23 years. UCLA quarterback Dorian
Thompson-Robinson accounted for much of UCLA’s offense, passing for 367 yards and three touchdowns and rushing for 64 yards and one
touchdown. Tight end Devin Asiasi and receiver Kyle Philips each had career days for the Bruins, with Asiasi fi nishing with a team-high and
career-best 141 yards, and Philips recording career-high numbers in catches (12) and yards (123). USC quarterback Kedon Slovis threw for a
USC single-game record 515 yards, tossing four touchdowns in the game.

The last UCLA series win came in the Rose Bowl in 2018. In that Bruin victory, Joshua Kelley ran for a series-record 289 yards while dealing
USC a 34-27 verdict. Trailing by six points in the fourth quarter, Kelley broke through the line and raced 55 yards for the go-ahead score with
10:39 to play in the game. JJ Molson added a pair of fi eld goals for the fi nal margin.

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