38, L 10 - Future games: Given the recruiting disparity expected between Illinois and USC in the coming years, it would be in the Fighting Illini's best interest to make their move now under Bret Bielema toward the top half of the conference before two other contenders join. The Trojans finished the regular season with a 9-1-1 record, with a tie coming against No. 7 - 35, L All Rights Reserved. That's not a misprint. Those are the two current Big Ten teams with the least experience battling two of the West Coast's most storied programs. The content on this site is for entertainment and educational purposes only. I was like, Wow. I started scratching my head saying, Can they really do this?. Whether you agree with the polls or not, the USC Trojans will open the 2012 season as the best team in college football, according to the most recent AP Poll. The mark will never come close to being matched. Moving on to the other teams in the Big Ten, let's take a look at all-time records for every school against USC and UCLA, respectively. "USC says 4-0 mark vs. Texas is correct as NCAA voided Trojans' participation in 2005 season", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_USC_Trojans_football_seasons&oldid=1098694241, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0, This page was last edited on 17 July 2022, at 02:08.

No one should expect to make money from the picks and predictions discussed on this website. Theres not a foundation for recruiting. The Trojans reached the big game with victories over five ranked opponents and an undefeated record. Given Michigan State's rapid rise in short order under Mel Tucker and his record-setting contract extension, he'll be the guy in charge to lead the Spartans into the new era of college football's super-conferences and revenue-driven realignments. 27 - We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. Future games: Wisconsin's schedule gets substantially harder if the Badgers have to play USC and UCLA annually, but we doubt future scheduling will include that quirk. 28, L The UCLA-Penn State matchup is currently in a 50-year hiatus since the last matchup. 21, L

He did it by 50 yards, while scoring 19 touchdowns on his way to USCs third Heisman.

It'll be weird knowing USC-Ohio State will never happen again as we know it in the Rose Bowl unless it comes to fruition this season or next. Some have toppled over the course of 130-plus years of history, but others are on a different level, nearly impossible to break. With the Pac-12 schedule that lies ahead for USC, anything short of a national championship would be considered a disappointment. 12, W (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Southern California Trojans Football Database, #Southern California: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FW, Massey, Matthews, NY Times, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA/ESPN, Wolfe, LSU: Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, Massey, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, USA/ESPN, Wolfe, Ohio State: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, Massey, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA/ESPN, Wolfe, Alabama: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, FW, Helms, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI, Alabama: AP, FACT*, Football Research, FW, Helms*, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, Pittsburgh: AP, Billingsley, FACT, FB News, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI, Southern California: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI, Michigan: Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Helms, Houlgate, Football Research, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Notre Dame: Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin (ELOChess)*. This year's team has probably the best offense college football has seen in a very long time, but a lot of the previous teams were much deeper on both sides of the ball. UCLA beat Iowa, 45-28, in the Rose Bowl to conclude the 1985 season, and that's the last time these two programs paired up. The Texas Longhorns went on to the win the national championship with an undefeated season and victory over No. When he graduated, it was second all-time, before standing fifth in NCAA history today. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. The jury's still out on how this is all going to unfold scheduling-wise, however. The last seven meetings between the Wolverines and Trojans have all come in the Rose Bowl, and only once has USC traveled to Ann Arbor to take on Michigan in the Big House (1958 season). 8 Notre Dame. The latest in the sports world, emailed daily. 0 - The Trojans still managed to have the best record in the Pac-12 and won the BCS Rose Bowl over a No. For more information, please read our Legal Disclaimer. 1 in the AP Poll. 27, L The 1979 Heisman Trophy winner and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, Charles Whites USC career was as productive as one could possibly be. And of course, there are many, many more where those came from. Will Scott Frost even be around for these two programs' entry in two years? The teams have played twice at Beaver Stadium before, doing so in the 1990s (both Penn State wins, by the way). They set a record with 33 weeks as the No. Unfortunately for the Trojans, things didn't quite go as planned, as they lost to No. 2022 Minute Media - All Rights Reserved.

33, L However, the team's loss in 2005 was vacated as well. USC ineligible for championship and posTseason due to NCAA sanctions. A combination of Matt Leinart and two 1,000-yard rushers in Reggie Bush and Lendale White was simply too much for opposing defenses to stop. Future games: Tom Allen is on the Big Ten's hottest coaching seat entering the 2022 season, and his goal is to retain his job with the Hoosiers heading into 2023 before worrying about the Trojans or Indiana's first-ever meeting with the Bruins.

Not even Marcus Allen, who finished with 4,810. That year, he amassed 1,859 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns, including an MVP performance of 99 rushing yards and a touchdown in the 1979 Rose Bowl. This was a solid season for USC, but Notre Dame and Alabama will be the ones that continue to fight over the national championship rights. Future games: Anyone else eager to witness Penn State's first White Out against USC?

All that totaled up to 6,245 career rushing yards, the most in Trojan history. The 1979 team was loaded with star players such as Charles White, Marcus Allen and Ronnie Lott. The Trojans own the most appearances and victories in the Rose Bowl, with 33 games and 25 victories, a mark which is the highest of any team in a single bowl in history. 2 Navy in the Cotton Bowl. 4 ranked Ohio State, but it simply was not good enough. Monetarily, sure, but, from a competitive standpoint, that means another game or two annually that will challenge the win total. He topped the 1,000-yard mark a year later, before leading the Trojans to a national championship as a junior. 1 in the country. I heard about this a while back. 28 - This is a list of seasons completed by the USC Trojans football team since its conception in 1888.[1]. Nebraska is another one of those programs who may not exactly be happy about the arrival of USC and UCLA to the conference. 19, L I'm not sure it tells us a whole lot. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. (Photo: Daniel Bartel/Icon Sportswire, Getty), (Photo: Steven Branscombe, USA TODAY Sports), (Photo: Jeffrey Vest/Icon Sportswire, Getty), "position of strength" in adding USC and UCLA, the Trojans and Bruins were accepted as new members, opens the floodgates for college football's ever-changing landscape nationally. Can a Volcanic Eruption Occur in Los Angeles? 2005-2022 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The national championship game was played between Penn State and Alabama. List of Carolina Panthers starting quarterbacks, List of Denver Broncos starting quarterbacks, List of Baltimore Ravens starting quarterbacks, Athletic Association of Western Universities, "USC says 4-0 mark vs. Texas is correct as NCAA voided Trojans' participation in 2005 season", http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/20686181/usc-trojans-claim-4-0-all-record-texas-longhorns-ignoring-bcs-title-loss, http://espn.go.com/blog/pac12/post/_/id/30370/what-do-we-call-ucla. And quite honestly, it didnt make a lot of sense where this schools gonna jump to this conference and theres not really a rivalry there. 28, L It's unlikely a current Big Ten team will have to travel to California twice in a single season, but it could take on both programs depending on the league going to pods or divisions. All advice, including picks and predictions, is based on individual commentators opinions and not that of Minute Media or its related brands. The overall record is terrific, but when you open up as the best team in the country, you want to win championships, not brag about your record against sub-par competition. Here's a look at USC and UCLA's all-time records versus current Big Ten competition. Future games: Minnesota's only win against USC came in 1955. 1 team in the country, but the success rate is certainly not as high as many would have expected. Overall record when ranked No.

Coming off of an undefeated season and national championship victory in 1962, the Trojans began the 1963 season as No. 8-ranked Oklahoma and the only loss coming at the hands of No. So what does this tell us about the 2012 Trojans team? 0 - 51, W To break the record, a running back would need to averagefour years of 1,500-plus yards or three years of 2,000-plus. The Golden Gophers haven't beaten the Trojans in six tries since, including a trip to Los Angeles in 2011 as part of a home-and-home series with USC.

USC did not lose a game and some of the victories were against ranked teams such as LSU, Notre Dame and Washington. 31 - Future games:USC has never lost to Nebraska. But this one makes sense to me. But Pasadena will continue to be a College Football Playoff host site, and two teams from the Big Ten will certainly have a shot given the league's improved overall strength. Here is a look at 10 of those. The national championship was played between LSU and Ohio State, with the Tigers winning by a score of 38-24.

The Trojans reached the Rose Bowl against Ohio State, and thanks to running back Sam "Bam" Cunningham and his four touchdowns, they won the game 42-17. He led the Trojans to a championship victory in 1978, so of course USC began the 1979 season as the best team in the land. In todays game, it is extremely unlikely any running back would stick around and not leave for the NFL Draft, hence how rare such career yardage is. 1 to begin a season. Ironically, USC and UCLA have never played Rutgers, and only the Bruins have faced Maryland (1-1 all-time). 26, L Among a laundry list of USC football records are NCAA marks for consecutive BCS bowl appearances and wins: seven and six, respectively. For most current Big Ten teams, the addition of the Trojans and Bruins will make the schedule considerably tougher when looking at all-time records involving the schools. USC settled for the Rose Bowl against Ohio State, which they won in a 17-16 close affair. So in 1973, USC once again opened up as the best team in the country.

But then again, USC was only a minute away from having two national championships in this conversation, which would have made things look a little more appealing. The Los Angeles Basin - A Huge Bowl of Sand, Postal Zip Code Look-up for Los Angeles County, Court & Vital Records from Orange County, CA. 23 - 2 ranked Oklahoma in the BCS Orange Bowl by a score of 55-19. 6, L Led by quarterback Matt Leinart and running back Reggie Bush, the offense averaged over 38 points per game and the defense allowed less than two touchdowns on average. 1998-2022 Los Angeles Almanac. Iowa trampled USC, 49-24, in the postseason to end the 2019 season. It's hard to imagine that happening again in the expansion era given the schedule difficulty taking shape. 28, W 2


Future games: Michigan has dominated the all-time series against UCLA, winning 8 of 11 games overall, but has dropped 6 of 10 to USC. 17 - With all of the history this program has had on the football side of things, it shouldn't come as a surprise that this is not the first time USC has been ranked No.