Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: USC Methodists football, 1888-1910, Notre Dame Fighting Irish football rivalries, List of USC Trojans football seasons, USC Trojans football under Gus Henderson, 1967 USC vs. UCLA football game, Glasnost Bowl, USC Trojans football under Dean Cromwell, David Sills, 2007 Stanford vs. Southern California football game, Giles Pellerin, University of Southern California athletics scandal, Bovard Field, Competition Tuesday. Excerpt: The USC Trojans football program, established in 1888, is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I FBS and the Pacific-12 Conference (Pac-12). The Trojans have been a football powerhouse throughout NCAA history and claim 11 national championships. In total, 472 Trojans have been taken in the NFL Draft, more than any other university. The first USC football squad (1888). Before they were nicknamed the qTrojans, q they were known as the USC Methodists. USC first fielded a football team in . Playing its first game on November 14 of that year against the Alliance Athletic Club, gaining a 16-0 victory. Frank Suffel and Henry H. Goddard were playing coaches for the first team which was put together by quarterback Arthur Carroll; who in turn volunteered to make the pants for the team and later became a tailor. USC faced its first collegiate opponent the following year in fall 1889, playing St. Vincent's College to a 40-0 victory. In 1893, joined the Intercollegiate Football Association of Southern California (the forerunner of the SCIAC), which was composed of USC, Occidental College, Throop Polytechnic Institute, and Chaffey College. Pomona College was invited to enter, but declined to do so. An invitation was also extended to Los Angeles High School. Before they were named Trojans in 1912, USC athletic teams were called the Methodists, as well as the Wesleyans. Duri...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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