1957 USC Trojans football team

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1957 USC Trojans football
USC Trojans logo.svg
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1957 record 1–9 (1–6 PCC)
Head coach Don Clark (1st season)
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oregon State + 6 2 0     8 2 0
Oregon ^ + 6 2 0     7 4 0
UCLA 5 2 0     8 2 0
Washington State 5 3 0     6 4 0
Stanford 4 3 0     6 4 0
Washington 3 4 0     3 6 1
California 1 6 0     1 9 0
USC 1 6 0     1 9 0
Idaho 0 3 0     4 4 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Selected as Rose Bowl representative
    Oregon State won the Civil War game over Oregon, but no-repeat rule was in effect
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1957 college football season. In their first year under head coach Don Clark, the Trojans compiled a 1–9 record (1–6 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for seventh place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 204 to 86.[1]

Tom Maudlin led the team in passing with 48 of 100 passes completed for 552 yards, no touchdowns and eight interceptions. Rex Johnston led the team in rushing with 74 carries for 304 yards. Larry Boies was the leading receiver with 14 catches for 144 yards and no touchdowns.[2]

No member of the 1957 Trojans received first-team honors on the 1957 All-Pacific Coast Conference football team. Tackle Mike Henry received second-team honors from the conference coaches.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 21 at No. 13 Oregon State No. 19 Multnomah StadiumPortland, OR L 0–20   36,855
September 28 No. 10 Michigan* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 6–16   44,739
October 4 Pittsburgh* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 14–20   43,489
October 19 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 0–12   40,000
October 26 Washington State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 12–13   24,902
November 2 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 19–12   30,172
November 9 Stanforddagger Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry) L 7–35   51,923
November 16 No. 16 Oregon Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 7–16   30,975
November 23 UCLA Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Victory Bell) L 9–20   64,818
November 30 at No. 12 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Jeweled Shillelagh) L 12–40   54,793
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
  2. ^ "1957 Southern California Trojans Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  3. ^ "Coaches Select All-PCC". The Inter Lake. December 4, 1957. p. 4.