USC football morning report

USC football morning report
USC's Antwaun Woods, left, and Nick Schlossberg react after Arizona kicker Casey Skowron misses a field goal on Oct. 11. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)

Quote of the day: "This is my home. It means everything to me to play for USC. To quote Tupac: 'To live and die in L.A., it's the best place to be.'"

USC, ranked 19th in the College Football Playoff rankings, plays No. 9 UCLA on Saturday at the Rose Bowl.

The Trojans improved to 7-3 overall and 6-2 in the Pac-12 Conference after defeating California, 38-30, on Thursday night at the Coliseum.

UCLA defeated Washington, 44-30, on Nov. 8 to improve to 8-2 and 5-2 in the Pac-12.

The Bruins had an open date on Saturday.

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