1927 USC Trojans football team

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1927 USC Trojans football
USC Trojans logo.svg
PCC co-champion
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1927 record 8–1–1 (4–0–1 PCC)
Head coach Howard Jones (3rd season)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Stanford ^ + 4 0 1     8 2 1
USC + 4 0 1     8 1 1
Idaho + 2 0 2     4 1 3
Washington 4 2 0     9 2 0
Oregon State 2 3 0     3 3 1
California 2 3 0     7 3 0
Washington State 1 3 1     3 3 2
Oregon 0 4 1     2 4 1
Montana 0 4 0     3 4 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Selected as Rose Bowl representative

The 1927 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1927 college football season. In their third year under head coach Howard Jones, the Trojans compiled an 8–1–1 record (4–0–1 against conference opponents), tied with Stanford and Idaho for the Pacific Coast Conference championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 287 to 64.[1] The season featured the first game in the Notre Dame–USC football rivalry; Notre Dame won by a 13 to 12 score in Los Angeles.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 24 Occidental* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 33–0   20,000
October 1 Santa Clara* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 52–12   35,000
October 8 Oregon State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 13–12   35,000
October 15 at Stanford Stanford StadiumPalo Alto, CA T 13–13   52,285
October 22 Caltech* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 51–0   25,000
October 29 California Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 13–0   76,500
November 12 Colorado* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 46–7   25,000
November 19 Washington State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 27–0   45,000
November 26 vs. Notre Dame* Soldier FieldChicago, IL (Jeweled Shillelagh) L 6–7   120,000
December 3 Washingtondagger Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 33–13   60,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1925-1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Southern California vs. Notre Dame". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015.