For more than 120 years, the University of Southern California Trojans have maintained a tradition of football excellence that has placed the team among the perennial elite in the collegiate ranks. Eleven national championships, 38 conference titles, 150 All-Americans, and seven Heisman Trophy winners all stand as testaments to the greatness of the Cardinal and Gold. This definitive reference chronicles the history of USC football from its first-ever game on November 14, 1888--a 16-0 victory over the Alliance Athletic Club--through 2012. Synopses of each season include game-by-game summaries, final records, ultimate poll rankings, and team leaders in major statistical categories. Biographies of head coaches and all-time USC greats, a roster of every player to don a Trojan uniform, a look at USC football traditions, and a catalog of honors received by both players and coaches through the years complete this essential encyclopedia for the Trojan faithful.... on the first day of 1936, the University of Southern California football team was among the many who answered the call. ... head coach Otto Klum, and had star running back Thomas Kaulukukui on their roster at the time of USCa#39;s invasion.
|Title||:||The USC Trojans Football Encyclopedia|
|Author||:||Richard J. Shmelter|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2014-04-23|