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The USC Trojans college football team competes as part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), representing the University of Southern California in the South Division of the Pacific-12 Conference (Pac-12). Since the establishment of the team in 1888, USC has appeared in 48 bowl games. The Trojans appeared in 33 Rose Bowls, winning 24, both records for the bowl.

Bowl gamesEdit

List of bowl games
# Bowl Score Date Season Opponent Stadium Location Attendance Head coach
1 Rose Bowl W 14–3 01923-01-01 January 1, 1923 1922 Penn State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 43,000 Henderson, GusGus Henderson
2 Christmas Festival W 20–7 01924-12-25 December 25, 1924 1924 Missouri Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Los Angeles, CA 47,000 Henderson, GusGus Henderson
3 Rose Bowl W 47–14 01930-01-01 January 1, 1930 1929 Pittsburgh Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 72,000 Jones, HowardHoward Jones
4 Rose Bowl W 21–12 01932-01-01 January 1, 1932 1931 Tulane Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 75,562 Jones, HowardHoward Jones
5 Rose Bowl W 35–0 01933-01-02 January 2, 1933 1932 Pittsburgh Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 78,874 Jones, HowardHoward Jones
6 Rose Bowl W 7–3 01939-01-02 January 2, 1939 1938 Duke Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 89,452 Jones, HowardHoward Jones
7 Rose Bowl W 14–0 01940-01-01 January 1, 1940 1939 Tennessee Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 92,000 Jones, HowardHoward Jones
8 Rose Bowl W 39–0 01944-01-01 January 1, 1944 1943 Washington Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 68,000 Cravath, JeffJeff Cravath
9 Rose Bowl W 25–0 01945-01-01 January 1, 1945 1944 Tennessee Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 91,000 Cravath, JeffJeff Cravath
10 Rose Bowl L 14–34 01946-01-01 January 1, 1946 1945 Alabama Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 93,000 Cravath, JeffJeff Cravath
11 Rose Bowl L 0–49 01948-01-01 January 1, 1948 1947 Michigan Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 93,000 Cravath, JeffJeff Cravath
12 Rose Bowl W 7–0 01953-01-01 January 1, 1953 1952 Wisconsin Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 101,500 Hill, JessJess Hill
13 Rose Bowl L 7–20 01955-01-01 January 1, 1955 1954 Ohio State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 89,191 Hill, JessJess Hill
14 Rose Bowl W 42–37 01963-01-01 January 1, 1963 1962 Wisconsin Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 98,698 McKay, JohnJohn McKay
15 Rose Bowl L 13–14 01967-01-02 January 2, 1967 1966 Purdue Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 100,807 McKay, JohnJohn McKay
16 Rose Bowl W 14–3 01968-01-01 January 1, 1968 1967 Indiana Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 102,946 McKay, JohnJohn McKay
17 Rose Bowl L 16–27 01969-01-01 January 1, 1969 1968 Ohio State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 102,063 McKay, JohnJohn McKay
18 Rose Bowl W 10–3 01970-01-01 January 1, 1970 1969 Michigan Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 103,878 McKay, JohnJohn McKay
19 Rose Bowl W 42–17 01973-01-01 January 1, 1973 1972 Ohio State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 106,869 McKay, JohnJohn McKay
20 Rose Bowl L 21–42 01974-01-01 January 1, 1974 1973 Ohio State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 105,267 McKay, JohnJohn McKay
21 Rose Bowl W 18–17 01975-01-01 January 1, 1975 1974 Ohio State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 106,721 McKay, JohnJohn McKay
22 Liberty Bowl W 20–0 01975-12-22 December 22, 1975 1975 Texas A&M Memphis Memorial Stadium Memphis, TN 52,129 McKay, JohnJohn McKay
23 Rose Bowl W 14–6 01977-01-01 January 1, 1977 1976 Michigan Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 106,182 Robinson, JohnJohn Robinson
24 Bluebonnet Bowl W 47–28 01977-12-31 December 31, 1977 1977 Texas A&M Astrodome Houston, TX 52,842 Robinson, JohnJohn Robinson
25 Rose Bowl W 17–10 01979-01-01 January 1, 1979 1978 Michigan Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 105,629 Robinson, JohnJohn Robinson
26 Rose Bowl W 17–16 01980-01-01 January 1, 1980 1979 Ohio State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 105,526 Robinson, JohnJohn Robinson
27 Fiesta Bowl L 10–26 01982-01-01 January 1, 1982 1981 Penn State Sun Devil Stadium Tempe, AZ 71,053 Robinson, JohnJohn Robinson
28 Rose Bowl W 17–20 01985-01-01 January 1, 1985 1984 Ohio State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 102,594 Tollner, TedTed Tollner
29 Aloha Bowl L 3–24 01985-12-28 December 28, 1985 1985 Alabama Aloha Stadium Honolulu, HI 35,183 Tollner, TedTed Tollner
30 Florida Citrus Bowl L 7–16 01987-01-01 January 1, 1987 1986 Auburn Citrus Bowl Gainesville, FL 51,113 Tollner, TedTed Tollner
31 Rose Bowl W 20–17 01988-01-01 January 1, 1988 1987 Michigan State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 103,847 Smith, LarryLarry Smith
32 Rose Bowl L 22–14 01989-01-02 January 2, 1989 1988 Michigan Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 101,688 Smith, LarryLarry Smith
33 Rose Bowl W 17–10 01990-01-01 January 1, 1990 1989 Michigan Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 103,450 Smith, LarryLarry Smith
34 John Hancock Bowl L 16–17 01990-12-31 December 31, 1990 1990 Michigan State Sun Bowl Stadium El Paso, TX 50,562 Smith, LarryLarry Smith
35 Freedom Bowl L 7–24 01992-12-29 December 29, 1992 1992 Fresno State Anaheim Stadium Anaheim, CA 50,745 Smith, LarryLarry Smith
36 Freedom Bowl W 28–21 01993-12-30 December 30, 1993 1993 Utah Anaheim Stadium Anaheim, CA 37,203 Robinson, JohnJohn Robinson
37 Cotton Bowl Classic W 55–14 01995-01-02 January 2, 1995 1994 Texas Tech Cotton Bowl Dallas, TX 70,218 Robinson, JohnJohn Robinson
38 Rose Bowl W 41–32 01996-01-01 January 1, 1996 1995 Northwestern Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 100,102 Robinson, JohnJohn Robinson
39 Sun Bowl L 19–28 01998-12-31 December 31, 1998 1998 TCU Sun Bowl Stadium El Paso, TX 46,612 Hackett, PaulPaul Hackett
40 Las Vegas Bowl L 6–10 02001-12-25 December 25, 2001 2001 Utah Sam Boyd Stadium Las Vegas, NV 22,385 Carroll, PetePete Carroll
41 Orange Bowl W 38–17 02003-01-02 January 2, 2003 2002 Iowa Pro Player Stadium Miami Gardens, FL 75,971 Carroll, PetePete Carroll
42 Rose Bowl W 28–14 02004-01-01 January 1, 2004 2003 Michigan Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 93,849 Carroll, PetePete Carroll
43 Orange Bowl W 55–19 02005-01-04 January 4, 2005 2004 Oklahoma Dolphin Stadium Miami Gardens, FL 77,912 Carroll, PetePete Carroll
44 Rose Bowl L 38–41 02006-01-04 January 4, 2006 2005 Texas Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 93,926 Carroll, PetePete Carroll
45 Rose Bowl W 32–18 02007-01-01 January 1, 2007 2006 Michigan Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 93,852 Carroll, PetePete Carroll
46 Rose Bowl W 49–17 02008-01-01 January 1, 2008 2007 Illinois Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 93,923 Carroll, PetePete Carroll
47 Rose Bowl W 38–24 02009-01-01 January 1, 2009 2008 Penn State Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA 93,293 Carroll, PetePete Carroll
48 Emerald Bowl W 24–13 02009-12-26 December 26, 2009 2009 Boston College AT&T Park San Francisco, CA 40,121 Carroll, PetePete Carroll
49 Sun Bowl L 7–21 02012-12-31 December 31, 2012 2012 Georgia Tech Sun Bowl Stadium El Paso, TX 47,922 Kiffin, LaneLane Kiffin
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