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WATCH: Kedon Slovis powers USC past Colorado

Oct 2, 2021; Boulder, Colorado, USA; Colorado Buffaloes linebacker Carson Wells (26) tackles USC Trojans wide receiver Drake London (15) in the second quarter at Folsom Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 2, 2021; Boulder, Colorado, USA; Colorado Buffaloes linebacker Carson Wells (26) tackles USC Trojans wide receiver Drake London (15) in the second quarter at Folsom Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Kedon Slovis threw three touchdown passes and Drake London had nine receptions for 130 yards and a score to pace Southern California to a 37-14 win over Colorado on Saturday in Boulder, Colo.

Slovis completed 19 of 29 passes for 276 yards.

Michael Trigg and Gary Bryant Jr. each had a touchdown reception and Vavae Malepeai ran for another score for USC (3-2, 2-2 Pac-12). Keaontay Ingram rushed for 124 yards for the Trojans, who improved to 15-0 all-time against the Buffaloes.

Colorado’s Brendon Lewis completed 10 of 17 passes for 162 yards and one touchdown and an interception. Brady Russell had three catches for 87 yards, Deion Smith ran for a score and Chase Penry had a touchdown reception for the Buffaloes (1-4, 0-2).

Slovis connected with London for receptions of 29 and 28 yards to bring USC to the Buffaloes’ 1-yard line. Two plays later Slovis found London for a 1-yard touchdown pass to give the Trojans a 10-0 lead.

Slovis hit Trigg down the right side for a 46-yard pass on USC’s next possession that made it 17-0. Parker Lewis added a 44-yard field goal with 6:41 left in the half.

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Ingram reeled off a 17-yard run to midfield but fumbled, and Colorado recovered at the USC 48. Five plays later, Smith went around the left side for the touchdown to cut the Buffaloes’ deficit to 20-7 at halftime.

Colorado was driving on its first possession of the second half but Lewis was sacked and fumbled, and the Trojans recovered at the Buffaloes’ 29. They settled for a 49-yard field goal to go up 23-7.

Ingram had a 53-yard run to the Buffaloes 5 on USC’s next drive, and Malepeai ran it in from the 2 to make it 30-7.

The Buffaloes answered with Lewis’ 6-yard TD pass to Penry that made it 30-14.

Joshua Jackson Jr. intercepted Lewis at the Colorado 35. Slovis capped the scoring with a 15-yard touchdown pass to Bryant with 14:08 left.

–Field Level Media