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1995 USC Trojans football
Pac-10 co-champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 41–32 vs. Northwestern
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 12
1995 record9–2–1 (6–1–1 Pac-10)
Head coachJohn Robinson (10th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Riley (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorKeith Burns (2nd season)
CaptainTerry Barnum
Errick Herrin
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 92,516, grass)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 USC § 6 1 1     9 2 1
Washington § 6 1 1     7 4 1
#18 Oregon 6 2 0     9 3 0
Stanford 5 3 0     7 4 1
UCLA 4 4 0     7 5 0
Arizona 4 4 0     6 5 0
Arizona State 4 4 0     6 5 0
California 2 6 0     3 8 0
Washington State 2 6 0     3 8 0
Oregon State 0 8 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
  • As Washington and USC tied, Non-Conference record was the tie-breaking rule used to select USC for the Rose Bowl
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their tenth year under head coach John Robinson, the Trojans compiled a 9–2–1 record (6–1–1 against conference opponents), shared the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) championship with Washington, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 355 to 212.[1]

Quarterback Brad Otton led the team in passing, completing 159 of 256 passes for 1,923 yards with 14 touchdowns and four interceptions. Delon Washington led the team in rushing with 236 carries for 1,109 yards and six touchdowns. Keyshawn Johnson led the team in receiving with 102 catches for 1,434 yards and seven touchdowns.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 93:30 p.m.San Jose State*No. 7PrimeW 45–750,612
September 167:15 p.m.Houston*No. 6
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
PrimeW 45–1050,279
September 237:15 p.m.at No. 25 ArizonaNo. 5PrimeW 31–1058,503
September 304:00 p.m.Arizona StateNo. 5
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
ABCW 31–052,577
October 73:30 p.m.at CaliforniaNo. 5PrimeW 26–1649,000
October 1412:30 p.m.Washington StateNo. 5
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
ABCW 26–1451,131
October 2111:30 .m.at No. 17 Notre Dame*No. 5NBCL 10–3859,075
October 2812:30 p.m.at No. 17 WashingtonNo. 13ABCT 21–2174,421
November 412:30 p.m.StanforddaggerNo. 14
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
ABCW 31–3062,368
November 117:00 p.m.at Oregon StateNo. 12PrimeW 28–1021,851
November 1812:30 p.m.UCLANo. 11
ABCL 20–2491,363
January 1, 19962:00 p.m.vs. No. 3 Northwestern*No. 11ABCW 41–32100,102
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

RosterEdit

1995 USC Trojans football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 84 Allred, JohnJohn Allred Jr
G 67 Brymer, ChrisChris Brymer 10px So
TE 84 Diltz, JeffJeff Diltz 10px Jr
T 76 Garrido, NorbertoNorberto Garrido Sr
WR 3 Johnson, KeyshawnKeyshawn Johnson Sr
TE 81 McWilliams, JohnnyJohnny McWilliams Sr
QB 7 Wachholtz, KyleKyle Wachholtz Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 9 Knight, SammySammy Knight Jr
DT 96 Russell, DarrellDarrell Russell So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 19 Abrams, AdamAdam Abrams Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Game summariesEdit

Rose BowlEdit

#3 Northwestern vs. #17 USC
by Quarter1234 Total
Wildcats 7 3 16 6 32
Trojans 7 17 7 10 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–0 1969 W 48–6


1995 Trojans in professional footballEdit

The following players were claimed in the 1996 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Keyshawn Johnson Wide receiver 1 1 New York Jets
John Michels Tackle 1 27 Green Bay Packers
Israel Ifeanyi Defensive end 2 46 San Francisco 49ers
Johnny McWilliams Tight end 3 64 Arizona Cardinals
Norberto Garrido Guard 4 106 Carolina Panthers
Kyle Wachholz Quarterback 7 240 Green Bay Packers
[3]

Other NFL players (from different drafts and free agent pickups):

ReferencesEdit

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