Deep into the fourth quarter, Southern California and Texas played a defense-dominated, turnover-plagued game that had none of the poetry or flair of these powerhouse programs' last meeting in the 2006 Rose Bowl.
Then the offenses finally found their stride. Texas' freshman quarterback led a gutsy 91-yard touchdown march in the final minutes of regulation. USC answered with a desperate drive to force overtime.
By the time walk-on Chase McGrath hit a walk-off field goal, this famed matchup definitely had its mojo back.
Sam Darnold passed for 397 yards and three touchdowns, and USC's freshman kicker hit a 43-yard field goal to end the No. 4 Trojans' thrilling 27-24...