1932 USC Trojans football team

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1932 USC Trojans football
USC Trojans logo.svg
National champion (nine official selectors)
Co-national champion (Davis, Sagarin)
PCC champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 35–0 vs. Pittsburgh
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1932 record10–0 (6–0 PCC)
Head coachHoward Jones (8th season)
Offensive schemeSingle wing
CaptainTay Brown
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1931
1933 →
1932 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
USC $ 6 0 0     10 0 0
Washington State 5 1 1     7 1 1
UCLA 4 2 0     6 4 0
Washington 3 2 2     6 2 2
Oregon 2 2 1     6 3 1
California 2 2 1     7 3 2
Stanford 1 3 1     6 4 1
Oregon State 1 4 0     4 6 0
Idaho 1 4 0     3 5 0
Montana 0 5 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1932 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1932 college football season. It shut out the Pittsburgh Panthers in the 1933 Rose Bowl, to remain undefeated and win the national championship. The Trojans shut out their opponents eight times and allowed only 13 points the entire year. The team reportedly had the best defense in the history of the program. The defensive line consisted of All-American Aaron Rosenberg, Tay Brown, Ernie Smith, J. Dye, B. Gentry, Ray Sparling, Robert Erskine, Curtis Youel, and Julius Bescos.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 24Utah*W 35–035,000
October 1Washington State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 20–055,000
October 8Oregon State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 10–040,000
October 15Loyola*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 6–050,000
October 22at StanfordW 13–060,000
November 5California
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 27–770,000
November 12Oregon
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 33–040,000
November 24at WashingtonW 9–622,061
December 10Notre Dame*dagger
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
W 13–093,924
January 2, 1933vs. Pittsburgh*W 35–078,874
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-07-18. Retrieved 2016-01-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)