|1963 USC Trojans football|
|Conference||Athletic Association of Western Universities|
|1963 record||7–3 (3–1 AAWU)|
|Head coach||John McKay (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 123,538, grass)|
|1963 AAWU football standings|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1963 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1963 college football season. In their fourth year under head coach John McKay, the Trojans compiled a 7–3 record (3–1 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU or Big 6), and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 207 to 114.
Quarterback Pete Beathard was one of the team's two captains and led the team, completing 66 of 140 passes for 944 yards with five touchdowns and seven interceptions. Mike Garrett led the team in rushing with 128 carries for 833 yards. Team co-captain Willie Brown led the team in receiving with 34 catches for 448 yards.
|September 21||at Colorado*||No. 1||W 14–0||27,000|
|September 28||No. 3 Oklahoma*||No. 1||L 12–17||39,345|
|October 4||Michigan State*||No. 8||W 13–10||59,137|
|October 12||at Notre Dame*||No. 7||L 14–17||59,135|
|October 19||No. 4 Ohio State*||W 32–3||61,883|
|October 26||at California||W 36–6||41,000|
|November 2||at Washington||L 7–22||55,738|
|November 9||Stanford||W 25–11||57,035|
|November 15||Oregon State||W 28–22||30,846|
|November 30||UCLA||W 26–6||82,460|
- ↑ "Southern California Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/s/southern_california/1960-1964_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
- ↑ "1963 Southern California Trojans Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/southern-california/1963.html. Retrieved July 21, 2015.