1973 USC Trojans football team

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1973 USC Trojans football
Pacific-8 Champions
Rose Bowl, L 42–21, vs. Ohio State
Conference Pacific-8 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 7
AP No. 8
1973 record 9–2–1 (7–0 Pac-8)
Head coach John McKay
Captain Lynn Swann
Captain Artimus Parker
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
« 1972 1974 »
1973 Pacific-8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 USC $ 7 0 0     9 2 1
#12 UCLA 6 1 0     9 2 0
Stanford 5 2 0     7 4 0
Washington State 4 3 0     5 6 0
California 2 5 0     4 7 0
Oregon 2 5 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 2 5 0     2 9 0
Washington 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California in the 1973 NCAA Division I football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 Arkansas* No. 1 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 17–0   73,231
September 22 at Georgia Tech* No. 1 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 23–6   58,228
September 29 No. 8 Oklahoma* No. 1 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA T 7–7   83,986
October 6 at Oregon State No. 4 Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 21–7   21,732
October 13 Washington State No. 4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 46–35   50,975
October 20 Oregondagger No. 6 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 31–10   53,155
October 27 at No. 8 Notre Dame* No. 6 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN ABC L 23–14   59,075
November 3 at California No. 9 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 50–14   48,000
November 10 Stanford No. 8 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 27–26   63,806
November 17 at Washington No. 9 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 42–19   55,500
November 24 No. 8 UCLA No. 9 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA ABC W 23–13   88,037
January 1 vs. No. 2 Ohio State* No. 7 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) NBC L 42–21   105,267
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Roster[edit]

  • Booker Brown, ol
  • Marvin Cobb, db
  • Anthony Davis, tb
  • Pat Haden, qb
  • Gary Jeter, dl
  • Manfred Moore, rb
  • Jim Obradovich, te
  • J.K. McKay, wr
  • Artimus Parker, db
  • Lynn Swann, wr
  • Richard Wood, lb


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Staff[edit]

Head Coach: John McKay

Assistants: Willie Brown, Craig Fertig, Wayne Fontes, Ray George, Marv Goux, Skip Husbands, Dave Levy, John Robinson

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Season summary[edit]

Oregon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 0 7 0 3 10
USC 14 3 7 7 31

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Statistics[edit]

Passing[edit]

Player Comp Att Yards TD INT
Pat Haden 137 247 1,832 13 11

Rushing[edit]

Player Att Yards TD
Anthony Davis 276 1,112

Receiving[edit]

Player Rec Yards TD
Lynn Swann 42 714 6

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Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2009 USC football media guide
  2. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  3. ^ Eugene Register-Guard. 1973 Oct 21.