Notre Dame football vs USC: Live scores, results and highlights from Los Angeles

Bryce Houston
South Bend Tribune

SOUTH BEND — Notre Dame vs. USC is on of the oldest rivalries in college football, stretching back 92 games to 1926. Saturday's 93rd installment features both programs with new head coaches as Notre Dame's Marcus Freeman goes against the Trojans' Lincoln Riley.

The Irish (8-3) are 15th in the College Football Playoff rankings have turned their season around after an 0-2 and 3-3 start and stinging loses to both Marshall and Stanford. USC meanwhile is 10-1, ranked sixth and a win will give it a legitimate shot at its first playoff appearance of the CFP era.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. EST. ND Insider and South Bend Tribune columnist @TomNoie is at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to provide complete in-game and postgame coverage along with ND beat writer  @MikeBerardino. Be sure to hit REFRESH and scroll down to follow along.

FINAL: USC 38, Notre Dame 27

Michael Mayer gets his second touchdown of the night – 1:02, Q4

Tight end Michael Mayer reels in a 24-yard touchdown pass from Drew Pyne. The Irish went for a two-point conversion but failed. USC 38, Notre Dame 27

Caleb Williams does it again, USC pushes lead – 2:35, Q4

Heisman trophy candidate Caleb Williams has four total touchdowns on the day. USC 38, Notre Dame 21

Drew Pyne throws costly interception, USC takes over in Notre Dame's redzone – 3:26, Q4

USC 31, Notre Dame 21

Logan Diggs gets his first score, Notre Dame closes in on USC – 12:17, Q4

USC 31, Notre Dame 21

Caleb Williams gets his third touchdown on the day – 14:53, Q4

The heisman candidate finds the endzone for his second rushing touchdown. The sophomore is 15-for-19 with 196 passing yards and 19 rushing yards. USC 31, Notre Dame 14

USC leads Notre Dame 24 - 14 at the end of the third quarter

USC quarterback Caleb Williams is a cheat code – 1:57, Q3

USC 24, Notre Dame 14

Notre Dame rebuttals quick with a 23-yard touchdown catch by Deion Colzie – 5:54, Q3

Notre Dame wideout Deion Colzie comes down with a big grab to shrink the USC lead. Drew Pyne has two touchdown passes on the day. USC 24, Notre Dame 14

Raleek Brown waltz's into the endzone for a five yard touchdown – 8:14, Q3

The USC Trojans takes it 74-yards in seven plays end the drive with a big touchdown run for USC freshman Raleek Brown. USC 24, Notre Dame 7

USC forces a Notre Dame fumble early in the second half – 11:14, Q3

USC 17, Notre Dame 7

A ridiculous catch by Michael Mayer to start the third quarter – 13:48, Q3

USC 17, Notre Dame 7

Halftime: USC leads Notre Dame 17 -7 at the half

Caleb Williams hits the Heisman pose after finding the endzone for another USC touchdown – 0:34, Q2

USC quarterback Caleb Williams has two touchdowns in the first half. USC 17, Notre Dame 7

Drew Pyne, Michael Mayer connect to finally get Notre Dame on the scoreboard – 6:14, Q2

Notre Dame tight end Michael Mayer hauls in his eighth touchdown catch of the season. USC 10, Notre Dame 7

The Trojans add to its lead with a 31-yard field goal from Denis Lynch – 3:29, Q1

Redshirt freshman Denis Lynch hits his first field goal of the day. USC 10, Notre Dame 0

USC gets on the board first with a touchdown catch by Tahj Washington – 10:36, Q1

Junior wide receiver Tahj Washington makes an 11-yard touchdown catch from USC quarterback Caleb Williams. USC 7, Notre Dame 0

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Tommy Trojan on the sideline during the Notre Dame-USC football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in this 2014 file photo. The Irish and Trojans meet Saturday, Nov. 26 for 93rd time in the series . SBT Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN

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Oct 29, 2022; Syracuse, New York, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish safety Brandon Joseph (16) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Syracuse Orange in the first quarter at JMA Wireless Dome. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports