1984 USC Trojans football team

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1984 USC Trojans football
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Pac-10 champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 20–17 vs. Ohio State
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 10
1984 record 9–3 (7–1 Pac-10)
Head coach Ted Tollner (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Norv Turner
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 92,516, grass)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 USC $ 7 1 0     9 3 0
#2 Washington 6 1 0     11 1 0
#9 UCLA 5 2 0     9 3 0
Arizona 5 2 0     7 4 0
Washington State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Arizona State 3 4 0     5 6 0
Oregon 3 5 0     6 5 0
Stanford 3 5 0     5 6 0
Oregon State 1 7 0     2 9 0
California 1 8 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second year under head coach Ted Tollner, the Trojans compiled a 9–3 record (7–1 against conference opponents), won the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) championship, and outscored their opponents 220 to 173.[1]

Quarterback Tim Green, in replacement of the injured Sean Salisbury, led the team in passing, completing 116 of 224 passes for 1,448 yards with five touchdowns and eight interceptions. Fred Crutcher led the team in rushing with 307 carries for 1,155 yards and ten touchdowns. Hank Norman led the team in receiving yards with 39 catches for 643 yards and two touchdowns.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 6:00 PM Utah State* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 42–7   45,067
September 22 7:00 PM at Arizona State No. 17 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ Metro W 6–3   70,219
September 29 12:30 PM LSU* No. 15 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 3–23   60,128
October 6 12:00 PM at Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA Metro W 29–27   33,000
October 13 1:00 PM at Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR Metro W 19–9   29,581
October 20 12:30 PM Arizonadagger Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 17–14   65,411
October 27 12:30 PM California No. 20 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA Metro W 31–7   52,692
November 3 12:30 PM at Stanford No. 18 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA CBS W 20–11   74,432
November 10 12:30 PM No. 1 Washington No. 12 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA CBS W 16–7   71,838
November 17 1:30 PM at UCLA No. 7 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) CBS L 10–29   90,096
November 24 12:30 PM Notre Dame* No. 14 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Rivalry) CBS L 7–19   66,342
January 1 2:00 PM vs. No. 6 Ohio State* No. 18 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) NBC W 20–17   102,594
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1980-1984)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1984 Southern California Trojans Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 21, 2015.