1888 USC Methodists football team

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1888 USC Methodists football
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The first USC football squad (1888)
Conference Independent
1888 record 2–0
Head coach Henry H. Goddard & Frank H. Suffel (1st season)
Home stadium Campus
Seasons
1889 →
1888 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         13 0 0
USC         2 0 0
Notre Dame         1 0 0
Harvard         12 1 0
Princeton         11 1 0
California         6 1 0
Cornell         4 2 0
Michigan         2 1 0
Northwestern         2 1 0
Trinity         2 1 0
Virginia         2 1 0
Wake Forest         2 1 0
Lake Forest         2 2 0
Minnesota         1 1 0
Indiana         0 0 1
Miami (OH)         0 0 1
Massachusetts         2 4 0
Richmond         1 2 0
North Carolina         1 3 0
Navy         1 4 0
WPI         1 4 0
Rutgers         1 7 1
Penn State         0 2 1

The 1888 USC Methodists football team was an American football team that represented the University of Southern California during the 1888 college football season. The team competed as an independent under coaches Henry H. Goddard and Frank H. Suffel, compiling a 2–0 record.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 14 Alliance AC USC Campus • Los Angeles, CA W 16–0  
January 19 vs. Alliance AC Downtown lot • Los Angeles, CA W 4–0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 USC Football Media Guide" (PDF). usctrojans.com. USC Athletics. 2016. p. 79. Retrieved October 31, 2016.