1999 USC Trojans football team

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1999 USC Trojans football
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
1999 record 6-6 (3-5 Pac-10)
Head coach Paul Hackett (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Hue Jackson
Defensive coordinator Bill Young
Captain David Gibson
Captain Chad Morton
Captain Ifeanyi Ohalete
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 92,000, grass)
Seasons
« 1998 2000 »
1999 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Stanford $   7 1         8 4  
#19 Oregon   6 2         9 3  
Washington   6 2         7 5  
Arizona State   5 3         6 6  
Oregon State   4 4         7 5  
Arizona   3 5         6 6  
USC   3 5         6 6  
California   3 5         4 7  
UCLA   2 6         4 7  
Washington State   1 7         3 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • Cal later vacated 4 wins (3 in conference) due to NCAA sanctions.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second year under head coach Paul Hackett, the Trojans compiled an 6-6 record (3–5 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for sixth place in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10), and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 348 to 278.[1]

Quarterback Mike Van Raaphorst led the team in passing, completing 139 of 258 passes for 1,758 yards with eight touchdowns and nine interceptions. Chad Morton led the team in rushing with 262 carries for 1,141 yards and 15 touchdowns. Kareem Kelly led the team in receiving yards with 54 catches for 902 yards and four touchdowns.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 9:30 PM at Hawaii* #21 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI FSNW2 W 62–7   50,000
September 18 12:30 PM San Diego State* #17 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA ABC W 24–21   53,966
September 25 7:15 PM at Oregon #16 Autzen StadiumEugene, OR FSN L 33-30 3OT  45,660
October 2 3:30 PM Oregon State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA FSNW2 W 37–29   43,795
October 9 12:30 PM at Arizona #22 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ ABC L 24–31   51,418
October 16 11:30 AM at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Battle for the Jeweled Shillelagh) NBC L 24–25   80,012
October 23 12:30 PM Stanford Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA ABC L 31–35   57,494
October 30 3:30 PM at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA FSN L 7–17   54,000
November 6 3:30 PM Arizona Statedagger Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA FSN L 16–26   53,382
November 13 12:30 PM at Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA ABC W 31–28   23,065
November 20 12:30 PM UCLA Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) ABC W 17–7   91,384
November 26 3:30 PM #25 Louisiana Tech* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA FSN W 45–19   45,070
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Coaching staff[edit]

1999 USC Trojans coaching staff
Name Position Year at USC Alma mater (Year)
Paul Hackett Head Coach 2nd UC Davis (1969)
Steve Greatwood Offensive Line 2nd Oregon (1981)
Hue Jackson Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs 3rd Pacific (1987)
Steve Morton Tight Ends 1st Washington State (1976)
Ken O'Brien Quarterbacks 2nd UC Davis (1983)
Ed Orgeron Defensive Line 2nd Northwestern State (1984)
Shawn Slocum Linebackers/Special Teams Coordinator 2nd Texas A&M (1987)
Dennis Thurman Secondary 7th USC (1978)
Mike Wilson Wide Receivers 3rd Washington State (1981)
Bill Young Defensive Coordinator 2nd Oklahoma State (1967)

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1995-1999)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1999 Southern California Trojans Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  3. ^ 2011 USC football media guide