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SJSU vs. USC: Five real reasons how the Spartans can pull off a Trojan stunner

Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Date/Time: Saturday, September 4th @ 2 PM PST

Broadcast: Pac-12 Network

Radio: KDOW AM (1220, San Jose)

Head-to-head: The current 15th-ranked USC Trojans are 4-0 against San Jose State. Their first game was in 1995. In the last game in 2009, the Trojans walloped the Spartans 56-3.

Also...USC is 35-1 overall vs. Mountain West competition.

Time for a change.

Against all odds

Normally, it’s the writer’s job to find some credible reasons to go against the grain without too many what-ifs and hypotheticals - especially when the odds for the Spartans to win is less than 10%.