USC's CFP dreams dashed after loss to Utah in Pac-12 title game

Las Vegas, CA - December 02: Utah Utes defensive tackle Simote Pepa, right, sacks USC Trojans quarterback Caleb Williams during the third quarter of the Pac-12 Championship at Allegiant Stadium on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 in Las Vegas, CA.(Wally Skalij /

USC's College Football Playoff dream is all but over. 

The Trojans, entering Friday's Pac-12 Championship game with a No. 4 rank, which would have been good enough to punch a ticket to the final four had they beat No. 11 Utah.

Instead, USC suffered a 47-24 beat down to Utah and extending Pac-12's CFP drought. The last team to make the final four was Washington in 2017.

It is unknown which bowl game the Trojans will play following Friday's loss.

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