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1938 USC Trojans football
PCC co-champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 7–3 vs. Duke
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
Ranking
APNo. 7
1938 record9–2 (6–1 PCC)
Head coachHoward Jones (14th season)
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 USC § 6 1 0     9 2 0
#14 California § 6 1 0     10 1 0
UCLA 4 3 1     7 4 1
Oregon State 4 3 1     5 3 1
Oregon 4 4 0     4 5 0
Washington 3 4 1     3 5 1
Idaho 2 3 1     6 3 1
Stanford 2 5 0     3 6 0
Washington State 1 7 0     2 8 0
Montana 0 1 0     5 3 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1938 college football season. In their 14th year under head coach Howard Jones, the Trojans compiled a 9–2 record (6–1 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for the Pacific Coast Conference championship, defeated Duke in the 1939 Rose Bowl, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 172 to 65.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 24Alabama*L 7–1970,000
October 1Oregon State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 7–035,000
October 8at Ohio State*W 14–762,778
October 15Washington State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 19–635,000
October 22at StanfordW 13–235,000
October 29vs. OregonNo. 19W 31–718,000
November 5No. 3 CaliforniaNo. 13
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 13–795,000
November 12at WashingtonNo. 9L 6–718,939
November 24UCLANo. 14
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
W 42–765,000
December 3No. 1 Notre Dame*daggerNo. 8
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
W 13–097,146
January 2, 1939vs. No. 3 Duke*No. 7W 7–389,452
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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