Win Probability 100%

USC
PSU
USC 100%

USC

52

PSU

49

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • USC575
    • 465PSU
  • Turnovers

    • USC1
    • 3PSU
  • Possession

    USCPSU
    26:3933:21
  • 1st Downs

    • USC33
    • 23PSU

Game Information

Rose Bowl
Coverage: ESPN
  • Pasadena, CA 90095
  • Line: USC -7.0
  • Over/Under: 60
Attendance: 95,128
1/3/2017 Associated Press

USC hits FG at gun, beats Penn State 52-49 in epic Rose Bowl

Matt Boermeester kicked a 46-yard field goal as time expired, and No. 9 Southern California rallied from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter for a 52-49 victory over No. 5 Penn State.

Scoring Summary

1234T
USC131481752
Penn State02128049
first QuarterUSCPSU
TD
10:31
Deontay Burnett 26 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Matt Boermeester Kick)
5 plays, 51 yards, 1:44
70
play
Darnold finds Burnett for USC's first touchdown (1:10)

USC's Sam Darnold scrambles and throws to Deontay Burnett for a 26-yard touchdown in the first quarter against Penn State. (1:10)

FG
4:42
Matt Boermeester 22 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 53 yards, 4:52
100
FG
0:21
Matt Boermeester 44 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 54 yards, 3:00
130
second QuarterUSCPSU
TD
11:44
Saquon Barkley 24 Yd Run (Tyler Davis Kick)
9 plays, 70 yards, 3:37
137
play
Penn State responds with Barkley's 24-yard touchdown run (1:04)

Penn State's Saquon Barkley rushes through a big hole and hits the end zone for a 24-yard touchdown in the second quarter. (1:04)

TD
10:15
Deontay Burnett 3 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Matt Boermeester Kick)
5 plays, 60 yards, 1:29
207
TD
8:39
Chris Godwin 30 Yd pass from Trace McSorley (Tyler Davis Kick)
4 plays, 71 yards, 1:36
2014
play
Penn State's Godwin makes great grab in back of the end zone (1:25)

Penn State's Trace McSorley throws to Chris Godwin who makes the catch and gets a foot inbounds for a 29-yard touchdown. (1:25)

TD
6:16
Darreus Rogers 3 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Matt Boermeester Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 2:23
2714
play
Darnold connects with Rogers to extend USC's lead (0:41)

USC's Sam Darnold throws a quick pass to Darreus Rogers for a 3-yard touchdown. (0:41)

TD
0:54
Mike Gesicki 11 Yd pass from Trace McSorley (Tyler Davis Kick)
13 plays, 75 yards, 5:22
2721
play
Penn State's Gesicki makes highlight-reel TD grab (0:55)

Penn State's Mike Gesicki creates separation from a USC defender before making a full extension catch in the back of the end zone for an 11-yard touchdown. (0:55)

third QuarterUSCPSU
TD
13:05
Saquon Barkley 79 Yd Run (Tyler Davis Kick)
1 play, 79 yards, 0:17
2728
play
Barkley scurries 79 yards for Penn State touchdown (1:08)

Early in the third quarter, Penn State's Saquon Barkley makes a few USC defenders miss before speeding down the sideline for a 79-yard touchdown. (1:08)

TD
11:27
Chris Godwin 72 Yd pass from Trace McSorley (Tyler Davis Kick)
1 play, 72 yards, 0:11
2735
play
Penn State's Godwin takes deflected pass 72 yards to the house (1:55)

Penn State's Trace McSorley throws a deep ball that gets tipped by USC's Iman Marshall and caught by Chris Godwin who speeds away to score a 72-yard touchdown. (1:55)

TD
10:26
Trace McSorley 3 Yd Run (Tyler Davis Kick)
1 play, 3 yards, 0:05
2742
play
Penn State's McSorley keeps it himself for 3 yard touchdown (0:39)

After a USC turnover, Penn State gets the ball deep in enemy territory, with quarterback Trace McSorley rushing into the end zone for a 3-yard touchdown. (0:39)

TD
6:47
JuJu Smith-Schuster 13 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Sam Darnold Pass to Taylor McNamara for Two-Point Conversion)
10 plays, 65 yards, 3:39
3542
play
Darnold connects with Smith-Schuster for 13-yard score (0:41)

USC's Sam Darnold throws to JuJu Smith-Schuster on a line for an 13-yard touchdown. (0:41)

TD
1:55
Saquon Barkley 7 Yd pass from Trace McSorley (Tyler Davis Kick)
8 plays, 82 yards, 4:52
3549
play
Barkley catches 7-yard touchdown to extend Penn State's lead (0:42)

Penn State's Trace McSorley rolls right and throws to Saquon Barkley for a 7-yard touchdown. (0:42)

fourth QuarterUSCPSU
TD
8:15
Ronald Jones II 3 Yd Run (Matt Boermeester Kick)
10 plays, 83 yards, 4:29
4249
TD
1:20
Deontay Burnett 27 Yd pass from Sam Darnold (Matt Boermeester Kick)
3 plays, 80 yards, 0:39
4949
play
USC ties game on Darnold's fifth touchdown pass en route to win (1:47)

Late in the fourth quarter, USC's Sam Darnold throws it to Deontay Burnett who leaps in the end zone for 27-yard touchdown, tying the game at 49. (1:47)

FG
0:00
Matt Boermeester 46 Yd Field Goal
3 plays, 5 yards, 0:27
5249
play
USC wins Rose Bowl on Boermeester's 46-yard field goal (0:59)

With 5 seconds left in the fourth quarter, USC's Matt Boermeester makes a 46-yard field goal to give the Trojans a 52-49 victory over Penn State. (0:59)

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