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1931 USC Trojans football
National champion
PCC champion
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 21–12 vs. Tulane
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1931 record10–1 (7–0 PCC)
Head coach
Offensive schemeSingle wing
CaptainStan Williamson
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 Pacific Coast Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
USC $ 7 0 0 10 1 0
California 4 1 0 8 2 0
Oregon 3 1 1 6 2 2
Washington State 4 3 0 6 4 0
Washington 3 3 1 5 3 1
Stanford 2 2 1 7 2 2
Oregon State 1 3 1 6 3 1
Idaho 1 4 0 3 4 0
UCLA 0 3 0 3 4 1
Montana 0 5 0 1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1931 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1931 college football season. After a season-opening loss to the Saint Mary's Gaels, USC beat the Tulane Green Wave in the 1932 Rose Bowl and won the national championship after shutting out six of its opponents.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 26Saint Mary's*L 7–1370,000
October 3Oregon State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 30–050,000
October 10Washington State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 38–630,000
October 17Oregon
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 53–050,000
October 24at CaliforniaW 6–053,957
November 7Stanford
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
W 19–093,000
November 14Montana
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 69–025,000
November 21at Notre Dame*W 16–1450,731
December 5Washingtondagger
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 44–740,000
December 12Georgia*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 60–075,000
January 1, 1932vs. Tulane*W 21–1275,562
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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