1995 USC Trojans football team

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1995 USC Trojans football
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Pac-10 co-champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 41–32 vs. Northwestern
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 11
AP No. 12
1995 record 9–2–1 (6–1–1 Pac-10)
Head coach John Robinson (10th year)
Offensive coordinator Mike Riley (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Keith Burns (2nd year)
Captain Terry Barnum
Errick Herrin
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 92,516, grass)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 USC ^ + 6 1 1     9 2 1
Washington + 6 1 1     7 4 1
#18 Oregon 6 2 0     9 3 0
Stanford 5 3 0     7 4 1
UCLA 4 4 0     7 5 0
Arizona 4 4 0     6 5 0
Arizona State 4 4 0     6 5 0
California 2 6 0     3 8 0
Washington State 2 6 0     3 8 0
Oregon State 0 8 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Rose Bowl representative per tie-breaking rules based on overall record, due to Washington-USC tie
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their tenth year under head coach John Robinson, the Trojans compiled a 9–2–1 record (6–1–1 against conference opponents), shared the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) championship with Washington, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 355 to 212.[1]

Quarterback Brad Otton led the team in passing, completing 159 of 256 passes for 1,923 yards with 14 touchdowns and four interceptions. Delon Washington led the team in rushing with 236 carries for 1,109 yards and six touchdowns. Keyshawn Johnson led the team in receiving with 102 catches for 1,434 yards and seven touchdowns.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 3:30 PM San Jose State* No. 7 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA Prime W 45–7   50,612
September 16 7:15 PM Houston* No. 6 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA Prime W 45–10   50,279
September 23 7:15 PM at No. 25 Arizona No. 5 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ Prime W 31–10   58,503
September 30 4:00 PM Arizona State No. 5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA ABC W 31–0   52,577
October 7 3:30 PM at California No. 5 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA Prime W 26–16   49,000
October 14 12:30 PM Washington State No. 5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA ABC W 26–14   51,131
October 21 11:30 AM at No. 17 Notre Dame* No. 5 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Rivalry) NBC L 10–38   59,075
October 28 12:30 PM at No. 17 Washington No. 13 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA ABC T 21–21   74,421
November 4 12:30 PM Stanforddagger No. 14 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA ABC W 31–30   62,368
November 11 7:00 PM at Oregon State No. 12 Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR Prime W 28–10   21,851
November 18 12:30 PM UCLA No. 11 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) ABC L 20–24   91,363
January 1 2:00 PM vs. No. 3 Northwestern* No. 11 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) ABC W 41–32   100,102
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

1995 team players in the NFL[edit]

The following players were claimed in the 1996 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Keyshawn Johnson Wide Receiver 1 1 New York Jets
John Michels Tackle 1 27 Green Bay Packers
Israel Ifeanyi Defensive End 2 46 San Francisco 49ers
Johnny McWilliams Tight End 3 64 Arizona Cardinals
Norberto Garrido Guard 4 106 Carolina Panthers
Kyle Wachholz Quarterback 7 240 Green Bay Packers

[3]

Other NFL players (from different drafts and free agent pickups):

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1995-1999)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1995 Southern California Trojans Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  3. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1996.htm