1931 USC Trojans football team

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1931 USC Trojans football
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Consensus national champion
PCC champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 21–12 vs. Tulane
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1931 record 10–1 (7–0 PCC)
Head coach Howard Jones
Offensive scheme Single wing
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
USC $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
California 4 1 0     8 2 0
Oregon 3 1 1     6 2 2
Washington State 4 3 0     6 4 0
Washington 3 3 1     5 3 1
Stanford 2 2 1     7 2 2
Oregon State 1 3 1     6 3 1
Idaho 1 4 0     3 4 0
UCLA 0 3 0     3 4 1
Montana 0 5 0     1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1931 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1931 college football season. After a season-opening loss to the Saint Mary's Gaels, USC beat the Tulane Green Wave in the 1932 Rose Bowl and won the national championship after shutting out six of its opponents.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 26 Saint Mary's (CA)* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 7–13   70,000
October 3 Oregon State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 30–0   50,000
October 10 Washington State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 38–6   30,000
October 17 Oregon Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 53–0   50,000
October 24 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 6–0   53,957
November 7 Stanford Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 19–0   93,000
November 14 Montana Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 69–0   25,000
November 21 at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Notre Dame-USC rivalry) W 16–14   50,731
December 5 Washingtondagger Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 44–7   40,000
December 12 Georgia* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 60–0   75,000
January 1 vs. Tulane* Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) W 21–12   75,562
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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