USC receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster got the second-quarter play call, lined up to the right and eyed Arizona's defensive alignment.
He spied a safety close to the line of scrimmage. Also a cornerback.
"When I saw that, I was like, 'OK, this is a touchdown; all I've got to do is catch the ball,'" Smith-Schuster said.
One problem: Smith-Schuster was only five days removed from surgery on his right hand, which was fitted with a plate and a screw and was now encased in a soft cast.
The sophomore had caught a few passes in the game, but nothing close to this long.
So Smith-Schuster improvised. He beat the defenders and ran...