1985 USC Trojans football
Aloha Bowl, L 3–24 vs. Alabama
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
Record6–6 (5–3 Pac-10)
Head coach
CaptainMatt Koart
Hank Norman
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Pacific-10 Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 7 UCLA $ 6 2 0 9 2 1
Arizona 5 2 0 8 3 1
Arizona State 5 2 0 8 4 0
Washington 5 3 0 7 5 0
USC 5 3 0 6 6 0
Oregon 3 4 0 5 6 0
Washington State 3 5 0 4 7 0
Stanford 3 5 0 4 7 0
Oregon State 2 6 0 3 8 0
California 2 7 0 4 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 7at No. 11 Illinois*No. 6W 20–1076,369
September 21Baylor*No. 3L 13-2053,246
September 28at Arizona StateNo. 18L 0–2470,710
October 5Oregon Statedagger
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 63–050,624
October 19Stanford
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
W 30–656,837
October 26at Notre Dame*L 3–3759,075
November 2Washington State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 31–1346,954
November 9at CaliforniaL 6–1463,500
November 16at WashingtonL 17–2052,601
November 23No. 8 UCLA
W 17–1390,064
November 30vs. OregonW 20–665,000
December 28vs. No. 15 Alabama*L 3–2465,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Personnel

1985 USC Trojans football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR Gene Arrington
OG 79 Jeff Bregel Jr
OG 66 Dave Cadigan So
TE Martin Chesley
TE Joe Cormier
OL Tom Cox
RB Fred Crutcher
RB Andy Eddy
RB Aaron Emmanuel
OL James Fitzpatrick
TE Paul Green
OL John Guerrero
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
WR Ken Henry
RB Ryan Knight
OL Gaylord Kuamoo
RB 34 Zephrini Lee Sr
TE Eric McKee
QB Kevin McLean
WR Hank Norman
QB 16 Rodney Peete Fr
RB Kennedy Pola
OG Mark Sager
QB 7 Sean Salisbury Sr
RB Todd Steele
WR Randy Tanner
WR Al Washington
RB Steven Webster
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB Sam Anno
LB Garrett Breeland
DB Louis Brock
DL Tony Colorito
LB Marcus Cotton
LB Keith Davis
DB Matt Johnson
DT 91 Matt Koart Sr
S 6 Tim McDonald Jr
DL Brent Moore
DB Jerome Tyler
DL Gary Willison
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P Troy Richardson
K Don Shafer
P Chris Sperle
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
    Injured
  • Redshirt
    Redshirt

Season summary

at Illinois

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Baylor

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at Arizona State

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Oregon State

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Stanford

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at Notre Dame

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Washington State

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at California

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at Washington

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UCLA

See also: 1985 UCLA Bruins football team and Victory Bell (UCLA–USC)

#8 UCLA Bruins (8–1–1) at USC Trojans (4–5)
1 2 34Total
UCLA 7 6 0013
USC 7 0 3717

at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California

  • Date: November 23
  • Game attendance: 90,064
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Game information

vs. Oregon

1 234Total
Oregon 3 030 6
USC 7 1003 20

See also: 1985 Oregon Ducks football team and Mirage Bowl (college football)

Aloha Bowl (vs. Alabama)

Main article: 1985 Aloha Bowl

See also: 1985 Alabama Crimson Tide football team

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1986 NFL Draft

The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise

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References

  1. ^ UCLA-Southern Cal Box Score. Gainesville Sun. 1985 Nov 24. Pg. 4F. Retrieved 2020-Dec-12.
  2. ^ "1986 NFL Draft". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved November 22, 2019.