Trojans have won 11 of last 12 crosstown showdowns.
Matt Barkley threw for 323 yards and four touchdowns.
It's the last road trip for Trojans in 2011.
Marqise Lee catches for 74 yards and Curtis McNeal rushes for 148 yards to lead the Trojans.
ESPN College GameDay will be on site as Stanford brings 15-game win streak to Coliseum.
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CAREER: In his career, he has 1,183 yards on 212 carries (5.6 avg.) with 11 TDs, plus 18 receptions for 137 yards (7.6 avg.) with 2 TDs. He has 8 career starts.
2011: Tyler looks to start again at tailback as a senior in 2011 after leading USC in rushing in 2010.
2010: Tyler made quite an impact as a junior in 2010 while starting 8 games at tailback. Overall in 2010 while appearing in all 13 games, he led USC in rushing with 913 yards on 171 carries (5.3 avg.) with 9 TDs, plus he had 17 receptions for 127 yards (7.5 avg.) with 1 TD and was 0-of-1 passing. His 10 total touchdowns were the most by a Trojan in 2010. He had 3 100-yard games in 2010. He made the 2010 Phil Steele All-Pac-10 fourth team.
He rushed for a then-personal-best 154 yards on 17 carries (9.1 average) with a 44-yard TD against Hawaii in his first career start. He led USC with 67 yards on 18 carries against Virginia and he also caught 2 passes for 18 yards. He then had 33 yards on 9 tries with a short TD at Minnesota and 34 yards on 7 rushes with a short TD at Washington State. He added 60 yards on 14 carries (mostly out of the Wildcat formation) with 2 short touchdowns and he also had 2 receptions for 13 yards against Washington, then had 11 yards on 3 carries, plus caught a 10-yard pass and just missed completing a long bomb out of the Wildcat formation at Stanford. He ran for a game-best 79 yards on 7 carries (with an 11-yard TD out of the Wildcat formation) and caught a 24-yard pass against California. He led USC with 69 rushing yards on 17 carries with 2 short TDs against Oregon and he also caught 3 passes for 16 yards. He had a game-best 119 yards on 12 carries (9.9 avg.) and also led USC with 5 receptions for 32 yards (with a 15-yard TD) against Arizona State. He had a career-high and game-leading 160 yards on 31 carries (the most rushes by a Trojan since Sultan McCullough had 39 against California in 2002) with a short TD against Arizona (he also had a 16-yard reception). He had 34 yards on 11 carries along with a catch for -1 yard before spraining his ankle in the second quarter at Oregon State. He had 48 yards on 17 carries against Notre Dame, then added 45 yards on 8 rushes at UCLA.
2009: Tyler figured to be a key part of the playing rotation as a sophomore in 2009, but he sprained his toe prior to USC's second game and was sidelined for the season (he had surgery on it). In his only appearance in 2009, he ran for 72 yards on 5 carries (14.4 avg.) with a short TD off the bench against San Jose State.
2008: Tyler showed promise as a reserve tailback in his 2008 redshirt freshman season (he also played some on special teams). Overall in 2008 while appearing in 8 games (all but Oregon State, Arizona State, Washington State, Arizona and California), he ran for 198 yards on 36 carries (5.5 avg.) with 1 TD, plus he had a 10-yard TD catch and made a tackle. He sprained his hip prior to the Arizona State contest and missed 3 mid-season games (Arizona State, Washington State and Arizona).
He caught the 10-yard TD at Virginia to go along with an 8 yard run. He added a 2-yard run versus Ohio State and a 7-yard run against Oregon. He then had 85 yards with a 6-yard scoring run on 16 carries against Washington. He had a 2-yard rush at Stanford, then rushed for 58 yards on 7 carries (all in the fourth quarter) against Notre Dame. He had 36 yards on 9 rushes at UCLA.
2007: Tyler redshirted as a freshman tailback in 2007, his first year at USC. He was slowed all season while recuperating from a high school leg injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: His 2006 honors included USA Today All-USA first team, Parade All-American, EA Sports All-American first team, Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, Scout.com All-American, Lemming All-American, Super Prep Elite 50, Prep Star 100, Rivals.com 100, Arena Football League High School Ironman of the Year (nation's top 2-way player), Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Scout.com All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100, Gatorade California Player of the Year, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Medium Schools MVP, All-CIF Northwest Division first team, Los Angeles Times All-Star Back MVP and Los Angeles Daily News All-Area Co-MVP as a senior at Oaks Christian High in Westlake Village (Calif.). He ran for 1,700 yards on 131 carries (13.0 avg.) with 25 TDs and caught 12 passes for 265 yards (22.1 avg.) with 4 TDs as a running back, plus made 51 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 interceptions and 1 fumble recovery (for a TD) as a linebacker in 2006 despite breaking his leg before the playoffs. Oaks Christian went 15-0 and won the 2006 CIF Northwest Division and California state Division III championships (winning 46 consecutive games).
As a junior in 2005, he was named to the EA Sports All-American third team, Cal-Hi Sports Junior MVP, Cal-Hi Sports All-State second team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass first team, All-CIF Southern Section first team, All-CIF Division XI Co-Offensive MVP and Los Angeles Daily News All-Area first team. He ran for 2,196 yards on 193 carries (11.4 avg.) with 45 TDs and had 28 receptions for 413 yards (14.8 avg.) with 6 TDs in 2005.
As a sophomore in 2004, he made Student Sports Sophomore All-American, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore first team, All-CIF Division XI first team, Los Angeles Times All-Ventura/North Coast first team and Los Angeles Daily News All-Area Small Schools first team. He ran for 802 yards and 12 TDs and caught 37 passes for 830 yards (22.4 avg.) with 12 TDs in 2004 as Oaks Christian was in the CIF Division XI championship game.
In his 4-year career, he had 5,443 rushing yards on 431 carries (12.6 avg.), 1,645 receiving yards, 8,000 all-purpose yards and 123 touchdowns. In 2010, he was named to the L.A. Daily News All-Decade team and Ventura County Star Small Schools All-Decade first team. Current Trojan Marshall Jones also prepped at Oaks Christian.
PERSONAL: He's a sociology major at USC. His father, Wendell Tyler, was a running back at UCLA (1973-76) who led the Bruins in rushing in 1975 (they won the Rose Bowl that season), earned All-Conference first team honors in 1976 and is fifth on the school's career rushing list, then was an All-Pro with the Los Angeles Rams (1977-82) and San Francisco 49ers (1983-86), appearing in the Super Bowl in 1980 and 1985.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH MARC TYLER