Rainbow Warriors fall to USC in season openerUPDATED 11:34 PM HST Aug 29, 2013Video Transcript
Welcome to sports, Jahmai Webster here... Tonight, Norm Chow and his Rainbow Warriors cut the bow on the 20--13 college football season. His second-year as head man began a lot like his first a match-up with U-S-C... Trojans ranked 24th in the country.... TIGHT game to start. Taylor Graham, getting his first action since 2-thousand-9. A little rusty, Su'a Cravens picking him off... One of the FOUR he threw to the "other guys" on the night. Still able to keep his head... Next drive, Graham gets a little NASTY... Bubba Poueu-Luna reverses field, and "that's my quarterback"... Graham with the "crack-back" Bubba goes 19-yards. Rainbow Warriors would punt though... Pinned S-C on the one... Art Laurel accounting for the first points of 20--13. SACKS Cody Kessler in the endzone for a safety. Baseball score after one 3-2 Trojans. 20-to-5 at intermission though. Kessler the ONLY T-D toss of the night, goes 19-yards to Nelson Aguilar. U-H with just 75-yards of total offense in the first half. Graham in his debut.... 16-for-41 208 yards a touchdown and FOUR picks. This T-D late, 60-yards to Keith Kirkwood. Rainbow Warriors drop their opener, sad to lose it, but finding the silver-lining... 30-to-13 U-S-C the final.... Rainbow Warriors now 0-and-1, NEXT Saturday they travel to Corvallis to take on 25th ranked Oregon State.