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Gary Klein and Lindsey Thiry preview USC vs. California

Gary Klein and Lindsey Thiry preview Thursday night’s game between USC and California.

USC plays California on Thursday night at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

The Trojans and Bears are both coming off a bye week.

USC defeated Washington State, 44-17, on Nov. 1 in Pullman, Wash., and improved to 6-3 overall and 5-2 in the Pac-12 Conference.

Cal, 5-4, 3-4, defeated Oregon State, 45-31, in Corvallis, Ore.


The Trojans have won 10 in a row against the Bears.

Times beat reporter Gary Klein joins me to preview the game.

Here’s the rundown:

  • Thursday night game
  • Cody Kessler and USC’s offense
  • Jared Goff and Cal’s offense
  • Any chance of the Bears pulling an upset?

Questions about USC? Email me at or tweet @LindseyThiry and I will respond to select messages in a weekly USC Now mailbag. 


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