1948 USC Trojans football team

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1948 USC Trojans football
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1948 record 6–3–1 (4–2 PCC)
Head coach Jeff Cravath (7th year)
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 California * + 6 0 0     10 1 0
#9 Oregon + 7 0 0     9 2 0
USC 4 2 0     6 3 1
Washington State 4 3 1     4 5 1
Stanford 3 4 0     4 6 0
Oregon State 2 3 2     5 4 3
Washington 2 5 1     2 7 1
UCLA 2 6 0     3 7 0
Idaho 1 5 0     3 6 0
Montana 0 3 0     3 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • * – Selected as Rose Bowl representative

The 1948 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1948 college football season. In their seventh year under head coach Jeff Cravath, the Trojans compiled a 6–3–1 record (4–2 against conference opponents), finished in third place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 142 to 87.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 17 Utah* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 27–0   55,211
September 24 Oregon State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 21–6   50,237
October 2 at Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0–20   75,102
October 9 Rice* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 7–0   49,531
October 16 vs. Oregon Multnomah StadiumPortland, OR L 7–8   32,600
October 23 at Stanford Stanford StadiumPalo Alto, CA W 7–6   40,000
October 30 No. 6 California Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 7–13   90,890
November 13 Washington Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 32–7   44,345
November 20 at UCLA Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) W 20–13   76,577
December 4 No. 2 Notre Dame*dagger Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Notre Dame-USC rivalry) T 14–14   100,571
*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. ^ 1949 El Rodeo (USC yearbook), p. 203.
  3. ^ 1949 El Rodeo (USC yearbook), approximately pages 203-205.