1938 USC Trojans football team

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1938 USC Trojans football
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
PCC co-champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 7–3 vs. Duke
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
Ranking
AP No. 7
1938 record 9–2 (6–1 PCC)
Head coach Howard Jones (14th year)
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 USC + 6 1 0     9 2 0
#14 California + 6 1 0     10 1 0
UCLA 4 3 1     7 4 1
Oregon State 4 3 1     5 3 1
Oregon 4 4 0     4 5 0
Washington 3 4 1     3 5 1
Idaho 2 3 1     6 3 1
Stanford 2 5 0     3 6 0
Washington State 1 7 0     2 8 0
Montana 0 1 0     5 3 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1938 college football season. In their 14th year under head coach Howard Jones, the Trojans compiled a 9–2 record (6–1 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for the Pacific Coast Conference championship, defeated Duke in the 1939 Rose Bowl, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 172 to 65.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 24 Alabama* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 7–19   70,000
October 1 Oregon State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 7–0   35,000
October 8 at Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 14–7   62,778
October 15 Washington State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 19–6   35,000
October 22 at Stanford Stanford StadiumPalo Alto, CA W 13–2   35,000
October 29 vs. Oregon No. 19 Multnomah StadiumPortland, OR W 31–7   18,000
November 5 No. 3 California No. 13 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 13–7   95,000
November 12 at Washington No. 9 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA L 6–7   18,939
November 24 UCLA No. 14 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Victory Bell) W 42–7   65,000
December 3 No. 1 Notre Dame*dagger No. 8 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Jeweled Shillelagh) W 13–0   97,146
January 2 vs. No. 3 Duke* No. 7 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) W 7–3   89,452
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015.