CORVALLIS, Ore., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Sammie Stroughter scored on a 70-yard punt return and caught eight passes for 127 yards Saturday as Oregon State upset No. 2 Southern Cal, 33-31.
Matt Moore completed 21-of-32 passes for 262 yards and one touchdown and Clinton Polk rushed for 100 yards on 22 carries for the Beavers (5-3, 3-2 Pac-10), who broke up a two-point conversion try with only seven seconds left to preserve the victory.
USC's John David Booty threw for 406 yards and three touchdowns on 24-of-39 passing, with one interception for the Trojans (6-1, 4-1 Pac-10), who had a 27-game Pac-10 winning streak snapped.
Steve Smith had 11 catches for 258 yards and two scores and Chauncey Washington carried the ball 17 times for 81 yards and a touchdown, as the Trojans nearly rallied from a 23-point third-quarter deficit.