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1957 USC Trojans football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1957 record1–9 (1–6 PCC)
Head coachDon Clark (1st season)
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oregon State § 6 2 0     8 2 0
Oregon § 6 2 0     7 4 0
UCLA 5 2 0     8 2 0
Washington State 5 3 0     6 4 0
Stanford 4 3 0     6 4 0
Washington 3 4 0     3 6 1
California 1 6 0     1 9 0
USC 1 6 0     1 9 0
Idaho 0 3 0     4 4 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1957 college football season. In their first year under head coach Don Clark, the Trojans compiled a 1–9 record (1–6 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for seventh place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 204 to 86.[1]

Tom Maudlin led the team in passing with 48 of 100 passes completed for 552 yards, no touchdowns and eight interceptions. Rex Johnston led the team in rushing with 74 carries for 304 yards. Larry Boies was the leading receiver with 14 catches for 144 yards and no touchdowns.[2]

No member of the 1957 Trojans received first-team honors on the 1957 All-Pacific Coast Conference football team. Tackle Mike Henry received second-team honors from the conference coaches.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 21at No. 13 Oregon StateNo. 19L 0–2036,855
September 28No. 10 Michigan*L 6–1644,739
October 4Pittsburgh*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 14–2043,489
October 19at CaliforniaL 0–1240,000
October 26Washington State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 12–1324,902
November 2at WashingtonW 19–1230,172
November 9Stanforddagger
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
L 7–3551,923
November 16No. 16 Oregon
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 7–1630,975
November 23UCLA
L 9–2064,818
November 30at No. 12 Notre Dame*L 12–4054,793
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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