1943 USC Trojans football team

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]

1943 USC Trojans football
USC Trojans logo.svg
PCC champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 29–0 vs. Washington
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1943 record8–2 (5–0 PCC)
Head coachJeff Cravath (2nd season)
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1942
1944 →
1943 Pacific Coast Conference 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

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 25at UCLAW 20–050,000
October 2at CaliforniaW 7–035,000
October 9Saint Mary's Pre-Flight*No. 10
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 13–030,000
October 16at San Francisco*No. 8San Francisco, CAW 34–06,000
October 23No. 6 Pacific (CA)*No. 7
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 6–065,000
October 30No. 20 CaliforniaNo. 5
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 13–045,000
November 6San Diego NAS*No. 4San Diego, CAL 7–106,000
November 13No. 15 March Field*No. 9
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 0–3530,000
November 27UCLA 
W 26–1335,000
January 1, 1944vs. No. 12 WashingtonW 29–068,000
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

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