Fact of the day: In the Holiday Bowl's 37-year history, this is only the second time the game will be played on a Saturday.
This will be USC's first time playing in the Holiday Bowl, but its fifth game against Nebraska.
In 2007, the Trojans defeated the Cornhuskers, 49-31, in Lincoln, Neb.
In The Times:
- USC assistants Helton, Tuiasosopo have glimpsed head coach's worries
- Hail Mary passes remain most exciting plays in football
- USC players interact with a Beluga whale at SeaWorld
- USC players get warm welcome from San Diego Zoo
- USC's Steve Sarkisian tells draft-eligible players to embrace bowl
- For Leonard Williams, leaving USC might not be as clear-cut as it seems
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