Alabama vs USC Game Preview: Everything You Need To Know Before Kickoff
No. 1 Alabama (0-0) vs No. 20 Southern Cal (0-0)
When: Saturday, September 3 at 7 p.m. CT
Where: AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas
Weather: Partly cloudy with temperatures falling into the 50s by the end of the game. High of 63 degrees. Winds NE at 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 0 percent.
TV: ABC (Play-by-play: Chris Fowler, color analyst: Kirk Herbstreit, sideline reporter: Sam Ponder)
Radio: Crimson Tide Sports Network (Play-by-play: Eli Gold, color analyst: Phil Savage, sideline reporter: Chris Stewart). Listen on 95.3 the Bear and Tide 102.9 in Tuscaloosa.
Series History: Alabama leads the all-time series, 5-2. Two of the winningest programs in college football history first met in Los Angeles in 1938, a game Alabama won 19-7.
Last Meeting: Ray Perkins was the head coach for Alabama when these two programs met in the 1985 Aloha Bowl. With the game tied 3-3 at halftime, the Crimson Tide scored three touchdowns in the second half to pull away to a 24-3 victory. Alabama finished the season ranked 13th with a 9-2-1 record.
Last Week: This is the opening game of the 2016 season. Alabama ended 2015 with its 4th national championship in seven seasons. USC fell 23-21 to Wisconsin in the Holiday Bowl.