1916 USC Trojans football team

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1916 USC Trojans football
USC Trojans logo.svg
Conference Independent
1916 record 5–3
Head coach Dean Cromwell (3rd season)
Home stadium Fiesta Park
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Army         9 0 0
Pittsburgh         8 0 0
Notre Dame         8 1 0
Penn State         8 2 0
Maryland State         6 2 0
Navy         6 3 1
Montana         4 1 1
USC         5 3 0
Dartmouth         5 2 2
Washington State         4 2 0
Idaho         3 5 0
Villanova         1 8 0

The 1916 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1916 college football season. In their third non-consecutive year under head coach Dean Cromwell (Cromwell was also coach in 1909 and 1910), the Trojans compiled a 5-3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 129 to 80.[1] The season featured USC's first game against Arizona, a 20-7 victory in Phoenix,[2] its third game against California, a 27-0 loss in Los Angeles,[3] and its second game against Oregon Agricultural, a 16-7 loss in Los Angeles.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 7 Sherman Institute Fiesta ParkLos Angeles, CA W 14–0   15,000
October 14 at Santa Fe Athletic Club W 14–0  
October 21 Utah Fiesta Park • Los Angeles, CA L 12–27   2,000
November 4 California Fiesta Park • Los Angeles, CA L 0–27   10,000
November 11 Los Angeles Athletic Club Fiesta Park • Los Angeles, CA W 34–0  
November 25 Pomona Fiesta Park • Los Angeles, CA W 28–3  
November 30 Oregon Agricultural Fiesta Park • Los Angeles, CA L 7–16   5,000
December 9 vs. Arizona Phoenix Indian SchoolPhoenix, AZ W 20–7   5,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1915-1919)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Southern California vs. Arizona". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Southern California vs. California". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Southern California vs. Oregon State". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015.