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                                      LOS ANGELES -- By the time Adoree Jackson effortlessly hurdled Notre Dames kicker and sprinted off to strike a Heisman pose in the end zone, every rain-soaked soul already knew they were seeing the culmination of something special for Southern California. Cheap Clippers Jerseys .Jackson might have punctuated his three-year career at the Coliseum with one last virtuoso display of his talent, although he hasnt decided yet.The Trojans unquestionably wrapped up their regular season by with a fitting climax to a two-month crescendo.Jackson returned a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns and caught a scoring pass to propel No. 12 USC to its eighth consecutive victory, 45-27 over Notre Dame on Saturday in the 88th edition of their famed intersectional rivalry.Sam Darnold passed for 205 yards and two TDs, and Ronald Jones II rushed for 134 yards and an early score as USC (9-3, No. 12 CFP) claimed the Jeweled Shillelagh for the 11th time in 15 years. Ajene Harris also returned an interception 33 yards for a score shortly before halftime for the Trojans, who fell just short of the Pac-12 South title.But if Jackson, the Trojans do-everything cornerback, heads to the NFL next season, he left LA with one of the most memorable performances in this rivalry games history.USC fans chanted One more year! throughout the second half at the smiling junior, who has scored five touchdowns against Notre Dame in his career. He returned a punt 55 yards for a score before turning a short pass into a 52-yard TD and then taking a kickoff 97 yards for his third score, leaping over John Chereson along the way.The returns and reception were just great blocks by everybody, Jackson said. They made it look easier than it was. I knew something special would happen when I trust them. They set things up, and it makes a highlight play.With an unbeaten run through October and November, USC completed a perfect home schedule and remained in contention for the league championship until the final hour of the regular season.Colorado was beaten convincingly by USC last month, but the Buffaloes win over Utah kept them one game ahead of the Trojans atop the division and sent them into the conference title game next week against Washington. USC would have advanced if the Utes had beaten Colorado.USC still could be in contention for a Rose Bowl berth, particularly if the Huskies rout Colorado. The Trojans will get a week off from practice before learning their postseason fate.What an accomplishment by a group of kids that have been through some adversity and come out the other side of it, USC coach Clay Helton said. What this team and this group have is something special. Over my 21 years (in coaching), Ill always remember this. Its a special group.JuJu Smith-Schuster caught a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to punctuate the prolific junior receivers own probable Coliseum finale. Smith-Schuster is looking toward a bowl game, but also is thinking about the future.If Adoree comes back, Im for sure coming back and were going to win the natty, Smith-Schuster said, referring to the national championship.Josh Adams ran for 180 yards and DeShone Kizer passed for 220 yards and two scores for the Fighting Irish (4-8), who finished their worst season since 2007 with their largest margin of defeat this year.I thought we could play with anybody this year, said Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, who shrugged off suggestions his job could be in jeopardy. We just have not been able to sustain consistent performance for four quarters.Chris Finke, Kevin Stepherson and Equanimeous St. Brown caught TD passes for the Irish.TILLERYS MISTAKESNotre Dames frustration boiled over when defensive lineman Jerry Tillery made two particularly sketchy plays in the second half.Tillery first kicked USC running back AcaCedric Ware in the helmet while Ware was on the ground with an apparent head injury. Tillery then received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty a few minutes later when he stomped on prone USC offensive tackle Zach Banners foot.You just cant do stupid things like that, Notre Dame defensive lineman Jarron Jones said. Thats going to reflect on you as a player. Thats going to reflect on your character.Banner summed up the Trojans feelings with a reference to Tillerys jersey: (No.) 99 is dirty.REFEREE INJUREDReferee Ron Cherry left the game in the third quarter after getting flattened in an accidental collision with USC linebacker Michael Hutchings. Cherry appeared to be unconscious after hitting the turf, but eventually walked up the tunnel unaided. USC said Cherry was evaluated for a concussion at a nearby hospital, but should be released later Saturday.THE TAKEAWAYNotre Dame: This was an embarrassing end to an uncommonly ugly year for the Irish. Kelly will find little to salvage from this trip to LA, and Tillery was already receiving heavy online criticism for his dirty play before the game ended.USC: The Trojans have evolved into one of the nations best teams over the last two months. It happened slightly too late to get into the national title conversation, but Helton clearly harnessed USCs formidable talent heading into the postseason and 2017.UP NEXTUSC: An upper-tier bowl game.---More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25 Custom Clippers T-shirts . Jon Montgomerys gold medal in skeleton at the Whistler Sliding Centre and his subsequent auctioning off of a pitcher of beer in the village square elevated him to folk-hero status. Wholesale Custom Clippers Shirts . Robredo, ranked No. 16, bounced back from an upset loss to Leonardo Mayer in the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile last week to down Carreno Busta in 1 hour, 25 minutes. On a day filled mostly with qualifying matches, fifth-seeded Marcel Granollers of Spain also entered the second with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia, while Guido Pella of Argentina defeated Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-4 to advance. http:///...ersey-large-79x.html . -- Jimmie Johnson held off a teammate, passed a pair of Hall of Famers, and dominated once more at Dover. The San Jose Earthquakes will try to extend their unbeaten streak to six games and move above the red line in Major League Soccers playoff race when they entertain the Houston Dynamo on Friday night at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif.San Jose (7-6-10) is seventh in Major League Soccers Western Conference standings with 31 points, just one point behind the sixth-place Portland Timbers. Houston (4-10-9) is last in the Western Conference with 21 points.San Jose has not lost in its last five outings. The Earthquakes are coming off a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Quincy Amarikwa scored his third goal of the season in the win.Houston is winless in its last six games, with two losses and four draws. The Dynamo are coming off a 1-1 draw against Toronto FC.This is the third encounter between these teams this season and the second time they have met in the past three weeks. Alberto Quintero scored two goals to lead the Earthquakes to a 3-1 victory over the Dynamo on May 11 in San Jose. The teams played to a 1-1 draw on July 31 in Houston. Custom Clippers Jerseys. an Jose is led by Chris Wondolowski, who has scored nine goals this season. Simon Dawkins, Quintero and Amarikwa have scored three goals apiece.Houston has three players tied for the team lead in scoring. Will Bruin, Giles Barnes and Andrew Wenger have four goals apiece. Cristian Maidana and Ricardo Clark have scored three goals.San Jose and Houston are tied for 17th in MLS with 25 goals in 23 games. The Earthquakes recently made a move in an effort to improve their offensive attack, signing former La Liga striker Henok Goitom.Goitom has amassed 78 goals and 31 assists in 268 games over the course of his professional career. Goitom will reportedly make his MLS debut against Houston.Henok is a proven goal scorer that will add punch to our offense, Earthquakes general manager John Doyle said. We think he will be a great fit for the club both on the field and in the locker room. ' ' '