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1973 USC Trojans football
Pacific-8 champion
Rose Bowl, L 21–42 vs. Ohio State
ConferencePacific-8 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 7
APNo. 8
1973 record9–2–1 (7–0 Pac-8)
Head coachJohn McKay (14th season)
CaptainLynn Swann
CaptainArtimus Parker
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 Pacific-8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 USC 7 0 0     9 2 1
#12 UCLA 6 1 0     9 2 0
Stanford 5 2 0     7 4 0
Washington State 4 3 0     5 6 0
California 2 5 0     4 7 0
Oregon 2 5 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 2 5 0     2 9 0
Washington 0 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California in the 1973 NCAA Division I football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 15Arkansas*No. 1W 17–073,231
September 22at Georgia Tech*No. 1W 23–658,228
September 29No. 8 Oklahoma*No. 1
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
ABCT 7–783,986
October 6at Oregon StateNo. 4W 21–721,732
October 13Washington StateNo. 4
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 46–3550,975
October 20OregondaggerNo. 6
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 31–1053,155
October 27at No. 8 Notre Dame*No. 6ABCL 14–2359,075
November 3at CaliforniaNo. 9W 50–1448,000
November 10StanfordNo. 8
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
W 27–2663,806
November 17at WashingtonNo. 9W 42–1955,500
November 24No. 8 UCLANo. 9
ABCW 23–1388,037
January 1, 1974vs. No. 2 Ohio State*No. 7NBCL 21–42105,267
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

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StaffEdit

Head Coach: John McKay

Assistants: Willie Brown, Craig Fertig, Wayne Fontes, Ray George, Marv Goux, Skip Husbands, Dave Levy, John Robinson

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Season summaryEdit

OregonEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Oregon 0 7 0 3 10
USC 14 3 7 7 31

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UCLAEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
UCLA 3 7 0 3 13
• USC 7 10 3 3 23
  • Date: November 24
  • Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Game attendance: 88,037

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  • USC wins conference title and Rose Bowl berth
  • Anthony Davis 27 Rush, 145 Yds

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Rose BowlEdit

StatisticsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Comp Att Yards TD INT
Pat Haden 137 247 1,832 13 11

RushingEdit

Player Att Yards TD
Anthony Davis 276 1,112

ReceivingEdit

Player Rec Yards TD
Lynn Swann 42 714 6

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AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2009 USC football media guide
  2. College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  3. Eugene Register-Guard. 1973 Oct 21.
  4. Eugene Register-Guard. 1973 Nov 25. Retrieved 2018-Dec-10.
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