USC Trojans football under Gus Henderson

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Gus Henderson coached the University of Southern California's football team from 1919 to 1924. He was the first coast to coach the Trojans in the Pacific Coast Conference, or indeed any conference. He compiled a record of 45–7 and was succeeded by Howard Jones.

1919[edit]

1919 USC Trojans football
Conference Independent
1919 record 4–1
Head coach Gus Henderson
Home stadium Bovard Field
Seasons
« 1918 1920 »
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 25 Pomona Bovard FieldLos Angeles, CA W 6–0   7,000
November 1 Occidental Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 27–0   5,000
November 8 California Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA L 13–14   9,000
November 15 Utah Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 28–7  
November 27 Stanford Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 13–0  


1920[edit]

1920 USC Trojans football
Conference Independent
1920 record 6–0
Head coach Gus Henderson
Home stadium Bovard Field
Seasons
« 1919 1921 »
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 9 Caltech Bovard FieldLos Angeles, CA W 46–7   5,000
October 16 Stanford Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 10–0   8,000
October 23 Occidental Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 48–7  
October 30 at Pomona Pomona, CA W 7–0  
November 13 Nevada Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 38–7  
November 25 vs. Oregon Tournament ParkPasadena, CA W 21–0   20,000


1921[edit]

1921 USC Trojans football
Conference Independent
1921 record 10–0
Head coach Gus Henderson
Home stadium Bovard Field
Seasons
« 1920 1922 »
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 1 USS Arizona Bovard FieldLos Angeles, CA W 62–0  
October 1 USS New York Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 35–0  
October 8 Caltech Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 70–0  
October 12 Sub Base Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 34–0  
October 15 at Occidental Los Angeles, CA W 42–0  
October 19 at Sub Base W 28–0   10,000
October 29 Pomona Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 35–7   6,000
November 5 at California California FieldBerkeley, CA L 7–38   25,000
November 19 Whittier Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 14–0   12,000
November 26 vs. Oregon Agricultural Tournament ParkPasadena, CA W 7–0   17,500
December 3 Washington State Tournament Park • Pasadena, CA W 28–7   18,000


1922[edit]

1922 USC Trojans football
Rose Bowl Champion
Rose Bowl vs. Penn State, W 14–3
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1922 record 10–1 (3–1 PCC)
Head coach Gus Henderson
Home stadium Bovard Field
Seasons
« 1921 1923 »
1922 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
California 4 0 0     9 0 0
Oregon 3 0 1     6 1 1
Washington 4 1 1     6 1 1
USC 3 1 0     10 1 0
Oregon Agricultural 1 3 0     3 4 0
Stanford 1 3 0     4 5 0
Washington State 1 5 0     2 5 0
Idaho 0 4 0     3 5 0
† – Conference champion
  • Selected as Rose Bowl representative
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 30 USS Mississippi* Bovard FieldLos Angeles, CA W 20–0  
September 30 Alumni* Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 20–0  
October 7 at Pomona* Pomona, CA W 54–13  
October 14 Arizona* Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 15–0   12,000
October 21 Nevada* Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 6–0   8,000
October 28 vs. California Tournament of Roses’ StadiumPasadena, CA L 0–12   35,000
November 4 Occidental* Bovard Field • Los Angeles, CA W 46–0   11,000
November 11 at Stanford Stanford StadiumPalo Alto, CA W 6–0   15,000
November 18 vs. Idaho Tournament of Roses’ Stadium • Pasadena, CA W 14–0   12,500
November 30 vs. Washington State Tournament of Roses’ Stadium • Pasadena, CA W 41–3   11,000
January 1 vs. Penn State* Tournament of Roses’ Stadium • Pasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) W 14–3   43,000
*Non-conference game.


1923[edit]

1923 USC Trojans football
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1923 record 6–2 (2–2 PCC)
Head coach Gus Henderson
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
« 1922 1924 »
1923 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
California 5 0 0     9 0 1
Washington 4 1 0     10 1 1
Idaho 2 2 1     5 2 1
Stanford 2 2 0     7 2 0
USC 2 2 0     6 2 0
Washington State 1 3 1     2 4 1
Oregon Agricultural 1 3 1     4 5 2
Oregon 0 4 1     3 4 1
† – Conference champion
  • Selected as Rose Bowl representative
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 29 Caltech* Bovard FieldLos Angeles, CA W 18–7   10,000
October 6 Pomona* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 23–7   12,863
October 13 Nevada* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 33–0   20,000
October 20 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA L 0–22   21,500
October 27 at Stanford Stanford StadiumPalo Alto, CA W 14–7   20,000
November 10 California Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 7–13   72,000
November 17 Arizona* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 69–6   12,000
November 24 Idaho Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 9–0   30,000
*Non-conference game.


1924[edit]

1924 USC Trojans football
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1924 record 9–2 (2–1 PCC)
Head coach Gus Henderson
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
« 1923 1925 »
1924 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Stanford 3 0 1     7 1 1
California 2 0 2     8 0 2
Washington 3 1 1     8 1 1
Idaho 4 2 0     5 2 0
USC 2 1 0     9 2 0
Oregon 2 2 1     4 2 3
Oregon Agricultural 1 4 0     3 5 0
Washington State 0 4 1     1 5 2
Montana 0 3 0     4 4 0
† – Conference champion
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 27 Caltech* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 78–6   12,000
October 4 Pomona* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 14–0   20,000
October 11 Arizona* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 29–0   18,000
October 18 vs. Oregon Agricultural Multnomah FieldPortland, OR W 17–3   15,000
October 25 Nevada* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 21–7   20,000
November 1 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 0–7   60,000
November 8 St. Mary's* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 10–14   35,000
November 15 Whittier* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 51–0   15,000
November 22 Idaho Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 13–0   45,000
December 6 Syracuse*dagger Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 16–0   45,000
December 25 Missouri* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Christmas Festival) W 20–7   47,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.


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