Trojans 1962: John McKay's First National Championship

Trojans 1962: John McKay's First National Championship

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In 1962, following two losing seasons, Coach John McKay was fighting for his job. The 1962 team was undersized but smart quick and tough. Although underdogs in four games, including the Rose Bowl, the Trojans finished with an 11-0 record and defeated Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl and become national champions. Although the 1962 Trojans were the least talented of Coach McKaya€™s four national championship teams, their success enabled USC to once again become a football power. Youa€™ll meet the players from this team and learn about their joys and sorrows as well their successes and failures. The team included tempestuous end a€œPrincea€ Hal Bedsole, who still holds USCa€™s season and career records for most yards per reception. Fleet Willie Brown, whose clutch plays on offense and defense preserved an undefeated season. Fiery Trojan captain Marv Marinovich, whose athletic techniques have become legendary, and Fred Hill, whose daughter, Kim, became the inspiration for the Ronald McDonald House.Larrya#39;s interests include traveling, politics, looking for old gold mines and watching USC football games. For twenty years, from 1984 to 2004, Larry was on the Board of Directors of the Trojan Football Alumni Club (TFAC). When Larry joinedanbsp;...

Title:Trojans 1962: John McKay's First National Championship
Author:Bill Block
Publisher:iUniverse - 2012-07-19


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