1943 USC Trojans football team

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1943 USC Trojans football
USC Trojans logo.svg
PCC champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 29–0 vs. Washington
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1943 record 8–2 (5–0 PCC)
Head coach Jeff Cravath (2nd season)
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1942
1944 →
1943 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
USC $ 5 0 0     8 2 0
California 2 2 0     4 6 0
No. 12 Washington 0 1 0     4 1 0
UCLA 0 4 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1943 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1943 college football season. In their second year under head coach Jeff Cravath, the Trojans compiled an 8–2 record (5–0 against conference opponents), won the Pacific Coast Conference championship, defeated Washington in the 1944 Rose Bowl, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 155 to 58.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 25 at UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) W 20–0   50,000
October 2 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 7–0   35,000
October 9 Saint Mary's Pre-Flight* No. 10 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 13–0   30,000
October 16 at San Francisco* No. 8 San Francisco, CA W 34–0   6,000
October 23 No. 6 Pacific* No. 7 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 6–0   65,000
October 30 No. 20 California No. 5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 13–0   45,000
November 6 San Diego Navy* No. 4 San Diego, CA L 7–10   6,00
November 13 No. 15 March Field* No. 9 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 0–35   30,000
November 27 UCLAdagger Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) W 26–13   35,000
January 1 vs. No. 12 Washington Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) W 29–0   68,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015.