USC has had just three lettermen from Utah: RE Joe Davis (1940-42), FB Stanley Havili (2006-10) and OG John Martinez (2010-13). ... USC AD Pat Haden threw seven TD passes the entire year when he helped USC to a national title in 1972. ... USC fares well against teams from Utah. Besides being 9-3 against the Utes, the Trojans are also 5-0 against Utah State and 2-0 vs. BYU. ... Kessler was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week. ... Utah leads the country with 33 sacks. ... The Utes will wear their black uniforms for this game. ... The Utes have their highest ranking in the AP poll since Nov. 7, 2010, when they were 15th. ... Utes RB Devontae Booker rushed for 229 yards and three TDs last week.