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The 1999 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second year under head coach Paul Hackett, the Trojans compiled a 6-6 record (3–5 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for sixth place in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10), and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 348 to 278.[1]

1999 USC Trojans football
USC Trojans logo.svg
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1999 record6–6 (3–5 Pac-10)
Head coachPaul Hackett (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorHue Jackson (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Young (2nd season)
CaptainDavid Gibson
CaptainChad Morton
CaptainIfeanyi Ohalete
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 92,000, grass)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Stanford $   7 1         8 4  
No. 19 Oregon   6 2         9 3  
Washington   6 2         7 5  
Arizona State   5 3         6 6  
Oregon State   4 4         7 5  
Arizona   3 5         6 6  
USC   3 5         6 6  
California   3 5         4 7  
UCLA   2 6         4 7  
Washington State   1 7         3 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • Cal later vacated 4 wins (3 in conference) due to NCAA sanctions.
Rankings from AP Poll

Quarterback Mike Van Raaphorst led the team in passing, completing 139 of 258 passes for 1,758 yards with eight touchdowns and nine interceptions. Chad Morton led the team in rushing with 262 carries for 1,141 yards and 15 touchdowns. Kareem Kelly led the team in receiving yards with 54 catches for 902 yards and four touchdowns.[2]

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 49:30 p.m.at Hawaii*No. 21FSNW2W 62–750,000
September 1812:30 p.m.San Diego State*No. 17ABCW 24–2153,966
September 257:15 p.m.at OregonNo. 16FSNL 30-33 3OT45,660
October 23:30 p.m.Oregon State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
FSNW2W 37–2943,795
October 912:30 p.m.at ArizonaNo. 22ABCL 24–3151,418
October 1611:30 a.m.at Notre Dame*NBCL 24–2580,012
October 2312:30 p.m.Stanford
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
ABCL 31–3557,494
October 303:30 p.m.at CaliforniaFSNL 7–1754,000
November 63:30 p.m.Arizona State 
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
FSNL 16–2653,382
November 1312:30 p.m.at Washington StateABCW 31–2823,065
November 2012:30 p.m.UCLA
ABCW 17–791,384
November 263:30 p.m.No. 25 Louisiana Tech*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
FSNW 45–1945,070
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

RosterEdit

1999 USC Trojans football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G 71 Travis Claridge Sr
WR 86 Windrell Hayes Sr
TB 7 Chad Morton Sr
QB 3 Carson Palmer So
RB 35 Petros Papadakis   Sr
FB 34 Chad Pierson   Fr
WR 18 R. Jay Soward Sr
T 74 Nate Steinbacher Fr
WR 83 Steve Stevenson Fr
RB 1 Frank Strong So
QB 11 Mike Van Raaphorst Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 22 David Gibson Sr
LB 9 Zeke Moreno Jr
S 31 Ifeanyi Ohalete Jr
S 43 Troy Polamalu Fr
CB 2 Darrell Rideaux Fr
DT 93 Bernard Riley Fr
LB 55 Markus Steele Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 1999-09-02

Coaching staffEdit

1999 USC Trojans coaching staff
Name Position Year at USC Alma mater (Year)
Paul Hackett Head Coach 2nd UC Davis (1969)
Steve Greatwood Offensive Line 2nd Oregon (1981)
Hue Jackson Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs 3rd Pacific (1987)
Steve Morton Tight Ends 1st Washington State (1976)
Ken O'Brien Quarterbacks 2nd UC Davis (1983)
Ed Orgeron Defensive Line 2nd Northwestern State (1984)
Shawn Slocum Linebackers/Special Teams Coordinator 2nd Texas A&M (1987)
Dennis Thurman Secondary 7th USC (1978)
Mike Wilson Wide Receivers 3rd Washington State (1981)
Bill Young Defensive Coordinator 2nd Oklahoma State (1967)

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1995-1999)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
  2. ^ "1999 Southern California Trojans Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  3. ^ 2011 USC football media guide