College Football Belt - 2005 Southern Cal at Hawaii
 
 
 

Southern Cal

Trojans ©

Hawaii

Warriors

Played September 3, 2005

at Aloha Stadium

Honolulu, Hawaii

  

 

Teams' Belt Records

 

Team

Belt

Reigns

Overall

Record

Home

Record

Away

Record

Neutral

Record

W

L

T

PCT

W

L

T

PCT

W

L

T

PCT

W

L

T

PCT

Southern Cal © 9 58 10 3 .838 25 3 2 .867 25 6 1 .797 8 1 0 .889
Hawaii 0 0 3 0 .000 0 3 0 .000                

 

Previous Belt Meetings

 

12/2/1978

Southern Cal ©

21

Hawaii

5

 

 

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Final

Southern Cal

7

14

28

14

63

Hawaii

3

0

7

7

17

 

The top-ranked Southern Cal Trojans of coach Pete Carroll traveled to Honolulu to meet the Hawaii Warriors of coach June Jones in the season opener for both teams.  The Trojans wasted little time in letting the rest of the nation know they had no intention of giving up The Belt without a supreme effort from any challenger.  Southern Cal's All-Pac 10 QB Matt Leinart threw for 332 yards with 3 touchdowns, All-American WR Dwayne Jarrett added 3 touchdown receptions & the Trojans’ defense held Hawaii to 60 yards rushing as Southern Cal successfully defended The Belt with a 63-17 rout of the Warriors.  It seemed early on that Hawaii was ready for a fight but 4:28 into their first drive Trojans' All-Pac 10 S Darnell Bing intercepted a pass from Warriors’ QB Colt Brennan, who was Leinart’s back-up in high school, & returned it 65 yards for a touchdown.  Hawaii did manage a 16-play, 67-yard drive that resulted in a field goal from PK Dan Kelly & only trailed 7-3 at the start of the 2nd quarter.  Leinart opened the quarter by finishing an 8-play, 76-yard scoring drive in just 2:38 with Jarrett making a 22-yard touchdown reception for the score.  Southern Cal's All-American RB Reggie Bush got into the act with a 41-yard touchdown run midway through the 2nd quarter as the Trojans took a 21-3 lead to the locker room.  Whatever adjustments Carroll made at halftime resulted in instant offense as the Trojans scored 4 touchdowns in the 3rd quarter to put the game out of reach.  Leinart connected with Jarrett on a 28-yard touchdown pass & with WR Steve Smith on a 67-yard strike while Hawaii got a 27-yard touchdown pass from Brennan to RB Bryan Maneafaiga sandwiched between the Southern Cal touchdown passes for the only Warrior points of the quarter.  Bush added his second touchdown on a 1-yard run & RB Desmond Reed recovered a fumble on the ensuing kick-off before returning it 15 yards for another score.  The 4th quarter saw Southern Cal's back-ups continue to control the tempo.  Trojans' QB John David Booty hit Jarrett for a 2-yard touchdown pass & Reed scored on a 29-yard touchdown run.  The Warriors final points came when QB Tyler Graunke connected with RB David Farmer for a 7-yard touchdown pass.  Smith had 7 catches for 185 yards to go with his score & Jarrett’s 7 catches for 88 yards resulted in his 3 touchdowns.  Brennan finished with 250 yards passing but was sacked 3 times & WR Ross Dickerson had 5 catches for 116 yards for the Warriors in the losing effort.  Southern Cal finished the season 0-1 which includes 12 wins vacated as a result of Bush being declared ineligible by the NCAA; Pac 10 Champions & ranked 2nd nationally while the Warriors finished 5-7.  Hawaii has not played for The Belt again.

 

Southern Cal Game Stats Hawaii Game Stats
 

Rushing

Yards

Att

Yards

TDs

Avg

Gain

Rushing

Yards

Att

Yards

TDs

Avg

Gain

Reggie Bush 12 86 2 7.17 Tyler Graunke 7 43 0 6.14
LenDale White 13 69 0 5.31 David Farmer 3 16 0 5.33
Desmond Reed 5 26 1 5.20 Bryan Maneafaiga 5 10 0 2.00
Matt Leinart 2 -1 0 -0.50 Colt Brennan 6 -9 0 -1.50
John David Booty 1 -3 0 -3.00          
 
Passing Att Comp Int Yards TDs Passing Att Comp Int Yards TDs
Matt Leinart 24 18 1 332 3 Colt Brennan 32 21 1 250 1
John David Booty 5 2 0 9 1 Tyler Graunke 17 12 0 127 1
 

Receiving

Yards

Catches

Yards

TDs

Avg

Gain

Receiving

Yards

Catches

Yards

TDs

Avg

Gain

Steve Smith 7 185 1 26.43 Ross Dickerson 5 116 0 23.20
Dwayne Jarrett 7 88 3 12.57 Bryan Maneafaiga 6 61 1 10.17
Reggie Bush 4 58 0 14.50 Ian Sample 4 53 0 13.25
Chris McFoy 1 7 0 7.00 Ryan Grice-Mullen 5 51 0 10.20
Dominique Byrd 1 3 0 3.00 Devone Bess 4 26 0 6.50
          Michael Washington 3 25 0 8.33
          Dylan Linkner 2 22 0 11.00
          David Farmer 3 17 1 5.67
          Jason Ferguson 1 6 0 6.00

 

 

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