Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian reacts after the game against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. USC defeated Fresno State 52-13. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

USC vs. Fresno State: Gameday Photo Gallery

USC kicked off the 2014 season with an electrifying win over the Fresno State Bulldogs Saturday, in a rematch and remake of last year’s Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl.

The Trojans controlled the game from start to finish with a rejuvenated offense full of young talent and a stout defense.

Redshirt junior quarterback Cody Kessler led the way with five touchdowns on an evening when USC scored 52 points and set records for number of plays run.

Here’s a look at some of the best shots of the action from USA Today:

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian leads players onto the field through the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum peristyle before the game against the Fresno State Bulldogs. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans players huddle before the game against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian before the game against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans receiver George Farmer (8) is defended by Fresno State Bulldogs defensive back Bryan Harper (23) at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans tailback Javorius Allen (37) carries the ball against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans receiver Nelson Agholor (15) celebrates with quarterback Cody Kessler (6) and center Max Tuerk (75) after a 10-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans receiver JuJu Smith (9) is pursued by Fresno State Bulldogs safety Charles Washington (28) on a 53-yard reception in the first quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans linebacker Anthony Sarao (56) is tackled by Fresno State Bulldogs quarterback Brian Burrell (2) after intercepting a pass in the third quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. USC defeated Fresno State 52-13. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans defensive end Leonard Williams (94) celebrates after tackling against the Fresno State Bulldogs running back Dontel James (21) at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. USC defeated Fresno State 52-13. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans players cool off on the bench with a mist against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. USC defeated Fresno State 52-13. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 30, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans defensive end Leonard Williams (94) and defensive tackle Antwaun Woods (99) pose after the game against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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