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Five overreactions to USC football’s lacking win over Arizona

USC football quarterback Kedon Slovis. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

USC football has fourth-quarter magic, but smoke elsewhere

USC football made it through Week 2 of their COVID-adjusted season with a 34-30 win over Arizona.

It wasn’t the blowout oddsmakers predicted or the Trojans undoubtedly hoped for.

Aside from the obvious citation of “a win is a win” what were the takeaways from Tucson?

Kedon Slovis is a fourth-quarter monster

Move over Sam Darnold, USC has a new fourth-quarter maestro. Kedon Slovis simply comes alive when the game is on the line.

Against Arizona, the sophomore completed 13-of-15 passes for 145 yards and a touchdown.