Wednesday September 9th, 2015

USC opened its season in unsurprisingly dominant fashion against Arkansas State, with a 55–6 win spurred by quarterback Cody Kessler's four touchdown passes. Running back Tre Madden returned from last season's foot injury and looked impressive. The Trojans deployed 13 freshmen against Arkansas State, which could prove critical one way or the other in conference play—but this week's matchup with Idaho will allow them another chance to cut their teeth. A staunch defensive effort should carry over in what shouldn't be a particularly difficult matchup for USC.

Idaho allowed 45 points in last week's loss to Ohio and faces a much stiffer challenge in the Trojans. Receiver Dezmon Epps stood out in the loss, with 15 catches for 160 yards. The defensive effort must improve as the Vandals begin looking ahead to Sun Belt play.

How to watch

Details for Saturday's game are below.

Kickoff: 8 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: Pac-12 Network

Radio: For a list of USC affiliates, click here. For a list of Idaho affiliates, click here.

Team schedules

USC

09/05: vs. Arkansas State (W, 55–6)

09/12: vs. Idaho (8 p.m. ET, Pac-12 Network)

09/19: vs. Stanford (8 p.m. ET)

09/26: at Arizona State (TBD)

10/08: vs. Washington (9 p.m. ET, ESPN)

10/17: at Notre Dame (7:30 p.m. ET, NBC)

10/24: vs. Utah (TBD)

10/31: at Cal (TBD)

11/07: vs. Arizona (TBD)

11/13: at Colorado (9 p.m. ET, ESPN2)

11/21: at Oregon (TBD)

11/28: vs. UCLA (TBD)

Idaho

09/03: vs. Ohio (L, 45–28)

09/12: at USC (8 p.m. ET, Pac-12 Network)

09/19: vs. Wofford

09/26: vs. Georgia Southern

10/03: at Arkansas State

10/17: at Troy

10/24: vs. Louisiana-Monroe

10/31: at New Mexico State

11/07: at South Alabama

11/14: vs. Appalachian State

11/21: at Auburn

11/28: vs. Texas State

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