Matt Barkley threw for over 300 yards, and USC outscored Utah 38-14 after falling behind 14-0 within the first three minutes of the game, going on to win by a score of 38-28.
By the time the fourth quarter rolled around, the Trojans were in command of the game, and they would put the final nail in the coffin with a Nickell Robey pick-six with 9:30 remaining.
The slow start was concerning, but well before the final whistle, it was clear USC was the better team on Thursday night. With the win, the Trojans improve to 4-1 (2-1) on the season.
Here are the postgame grades for each positional unit on the Trojans.