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1916 USC Trojans football
ConferenceIndependent
1916 record5–3
Head coachDean Cromwell (3rd season)
Home stadiumFiesta Park
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
Template:1916 college football records

The 1916 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1916 college football season. In their third non-consecutive year under head coach Dean Cromwell (Cromwell was also coach in 1909 and 1910), the Trojans compiled a 5-3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 129 to 80.[1] The season featured USC's first game against Arizona, a 20-7 victory in Phoenix,[2] its third game against California, a 27-0 loss in Los Angeles,[3] and its second game against Oregon Agricultural, a 16-7 loss in Los Angeles.[4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 7Sherman InstituteW 14–015,000
October 14at Santa Fe Athletic ClubW 14–0
October 21Utah
  • Fiesta Park
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 12–272,000
November 4California
  • Fiesta Park
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 0–2710,000
November 11Los Angeles Athletic Club
  • Fiesta Park
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 34–0
November 25Pomona
  • Fiesta Park
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 28–3
November 30Oregon Agricultural
  • Fiesta Park
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 7–165,000
December 9vs. ArizonaW 20–75,000


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