1942 USC Trojans football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1942 USC Trojans football
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1942 record 5–5–1 (4–2–1 PCC)
Head coach Jeff Cravath (1st year)
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1941
1943 →
1942 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 UCLA $ 6 1 0     7 4 0
Washington State 5 1 1     6 2 2
#12 Stanford 5 2 0     6 4 0
USC 4 2 1     5 5 1
Oregon State 4 4 0     4 5 1
Washington 3 3 2     4 3 3
California 3 4 0     5 5 0
Oregon 2 5 0     2 6 0
Idaho 1 5 0     3 7 0
Montana 0 6 0     0 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1942 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1942 college football season. In their first year under head coach Jeff Cravath, the Trojans compiled a 5–5–1 record (4–2–1 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 184 to 128.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 26 Tulane* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 13–27   45,000
October 3 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA T 0–0   26,000
October 10 at No. 1 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 12–28   56,436
October 17 No. 10 Washington State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 26–12   33,000
October 24 vs. Stanford Kezar StadiumSan Francisco, CA L 6–14   25,000
November 7 California Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 21–7   37,500
November 14 Oregon Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 40–0   33,000
November 28 No. 8 Notre Dame*dagger No. 14 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Notre Dame-USC rivalry) L 0–13   94,519
December 5 Montana Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 38–0   25,000
December 12 No. 13 UCLA Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) L 7–14   90,000
December 19 Saint Mary's Pre-Flight* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 21–13   6,643
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015.