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Oddsmakers say Utah has better chance than USC in College Football Playoff

Utah's odds of winning the College Football Playoff are higher than USC's, according to Bovada.

Utah is a 22-1 favorite.

USC is 25-1.

The undefeated Utes saw their odds increase from 50-1 despite an open date last week.

The Trojans also had an open date, but saw their odds fall from 20-1. 

Ohio State remains the favorite at 9-4.

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USC freshman Iman Marshall continues extra work after practice

USC practice ended about 20 minutes early Monday, but as players left Brian Kennedy-Howard Jones field, freshman cornerback Iman Marshall stayed behind.

“When I put in the extra work it is just to better myself as an individual,” Marshall said. “If I am a better individual I can contribute and help my team be a better team.”

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USC Now video update: Trojans prepare for Washington
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Defensive lineman Claude Pelon suffers ankle injury

USC defensive lineman Claude Pelon suffered an ankle injury Monday, putting his status for Thursday night’s game against Washington in doubt.

Coach Steve Sarkisian said Pelon would be examined after practice.

Pelon, a senior, started in place of Antwaun Woods at nose tackle against Arizona State. He made four tackles, one for a loss.

Woods has returned and is expected to play against Washington.

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USC Now morning report: Trojans offense vs. Huskies defense

Fact of the day: No. 17 USC plays Washington on Thursday at the Coliseum. The Trojans have the top-rated offense in the Pac-12 Conference and the Huskies have the top-rated defense.

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JuJu Smith-Schuster looks to help USC when he has the ball, or doesn't Steve Sarkisian prepares USC for Washington, which he used to coach

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Former USC linebacker Devon Kennard makes interception for Giants

Former USC linebacker Devon Kennard made an impressive interception for the New York Giants against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

It was the first interception of Kennard's NFL career.

Kennard picked off a Tyrod Taylor pass that was intended for Charles Clay, as both Kennard and Clay went to the ground.

The interception put the Giants in Bills' territory, which led to a touchdown and a 9-3 Bills lead.

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