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1944 USC Trojans football
PCC champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W, 25–0 vs. Tennessee
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
Ranking
APNo. 7
1944 record8–0–2 (3–0–2 PCC)
Head coachJeff Cravath (3rd season)
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1943
1945 →
1944 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 USC 3 0 2     8 0 2
Washington 1 1 0     5 3 0
UCLA 1 2 1     4 5 1
California 1 3 1     3 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1944 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1944 college football season. In their third year under head coach Jeff Cravath, the Trojans compiled an 8–0–2 record (3–0–2 against conference opponents), won the Pacific Coast Conference championship, defeated Tennessee in the 1945 Rose Bowl, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 240 to 73.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 23UCLAT 13–1360,000
September 30Pacific (CA)*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 18–630,000
October 7California
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
T 6–640,000
October 14vs. Saint Mary's Pre-Flight*W 6–013,500
October 23WashingtonNo. 15
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 38–762,865
October 28Saint Mary's
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 34–720,000
November 4San Diego Navy*No. 13
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 28–2128,000
November 18at CaliforniaNo. 12W 32–040,000
November 25at UCLAdaggerNo. 8
W 40–1377,903
January 1, 1945vs. No. 12 Tennessee*No. 7W 25–091,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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