1947 USC Trojans football team

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1947 USC Trojans football
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
PCC Champions
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
Ranking
AP #8
1947 record 7–2–1 (6–0 PCC)
Head coach Jeff Cravath (6th year)
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
« 1946 1948 »
1947 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 USC $ 6 0 0     7 2 1
#15 California 5 1 0     9 1 0
Oregon 5 1 0     7 3 0
UCLA 4 2 0     5 4 0
Montana 2 1 0     7 4 0
Oregon State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Washington 2 5 0     3 6 0
Washington State 2 5 0     3 7 0
Idaho 1 4 0     4 4 0
Stanford 0 7 0     0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1947 college football season. In their sixth year under head coach Jeff Cravath, the Trojans compiled a 7–2–1 record (6–0 against conference opponents), won the Pacific Coast Conference championship, lost to Michigan in the 1948 Rose Bowl, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 193 to 114.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Washington State Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 21–0   48,173
October 4 Rice* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA T 7–7   64,231
October 11 at Ohio State* #20 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 32–0   76,559
October 18 Oregon State #11 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 48–6   61,301
October 25 at #4 California #10 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 39–14   81,659
November 1 at Washington #5 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 19–0   32,000
November 8 Stanford #5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 14–0   59,749
November 22 #18 UCLA #4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) W 6–0   102,050
December 6 #1 Notre Dame*dagger #3 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Notre Dame-USC rivalry) L 7–38   104,953
January 1 vs. #2 Michigan* #8 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) L 0–49   93,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1945-1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ 1948 El Rodeo (USC yearbook), approximately p. 212.
  3. ^ 1948 El Rodeo (USC yearbook), approximately pages 213-214.