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Notre Dame vs USC Football Series

Notre Dame Leads Series 48-37-5

1December 4, 1926Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumNotre Dame13-12
2November 26, 1927ChicagoSolider FieldNotre Dame7-6
3December 1, 1928Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumUSC27-14
4November 16, 1929ChicagoSolider FieldNotre Dame13-12
5December 6, 1930Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumNotre Dame27-0
6November 21, 1931South BendNotre Dame StadiumUSC16-14
7December 10, 1932Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumUSC13-0
8November 25, 1933South BendNotre Dame StadiumUSC19-0
9December 8, 1934Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumNotre Dame14-0
10November 23, 1935South BendNotre Dame StadiumNotre Dame20-13
11December 5, 1936Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumTie13-13
12November 6, 1937South BendNotre Dame Stadium#9 Notre Dame13-6
13December 3, 1938Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#8 USC13-0
14November 25, 1939South BendNotre Dame Stadium#4 USC20-12
15December 7, 1940Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumNotre Dame10-6
16November 22, 1941South BendNotre Dame Stadium#4 Notre Dame20-18
17November 28, 1942Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#8 Notre Dame13-0
18November 30, 1946South BendNotre Dame Stadium#2 Notre Dame26-6
19December 6, 1947Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#1 Notre Dame38-7
20December 4, 1948Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumTie14-14
21November 26, 1949South BendNotre Dame Stadium#1 Notre Dame32-0
22December 2, 1950Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumUSC9-7
23December 1, 1951Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumNotre Dame19-12
24November 29, 1952South BendNotre Dame Stadium#7 Notre Dame9-0
25November 28, 1953Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#2 Notre Dame48-14
26November 27, 1954South BendNotre Dame Stadium#4 Notre Dame23-17
27November 26, 1955Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumUSC42-20
28December 1, 1956Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#17 USC28-20
29November 30, 1957South BendNotre Dame Stadium#12 Notre Dame40-12
30November 29, 1958Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#18 Notre Dame20-13
31November 28, 1959South BendNotre Dame StadiumNotre Dame16-6
32November 26, 1960Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumNotre Dame17-0
33October 14, 1961South BendNotre Dame Stadium#8 Notre Dame30-0
34December 1, 1962Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#1 USC25-0
35October 12, 1963South BendNotre Dame StadiumNotre Dame17-14
36November 28, 1964Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumUSC20-17
37October 23, 1965South BendNotre Dame Stadium#7 Notre Dame28-7
38November 26, 1966Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#1 Notre Dame51-0
39October 14, 1967South BendNotre Dame Stadium#1 USC24-7
40November 30, 1968Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumTie21-21
41October 18, 1969South BendNotre Dame StadiumTie14-14
42November 28, 1970Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumUSC38-28
43October 23, 1971South BendNotre Dame StadiumUSC28-14
44December 2, 1972Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#1 USC45-23
45October 27, 1973South BendNotre Dame Stadium#8 Notre Dame23-14
46November 30, 1974Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#6 USC55-24
47October 25, 1975South BendNotre Dame Stadium#3 USC24-17
48November 27, 1976Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#3 USC17-13
49October 22, 1977South BendNotre Dame Stadium#11 Notre Dame49-19
50November 25, 1978Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#3 USC27-25
51October 20, 1979South BendNotre Dame Stadium#4 USC42-23
52December 6, 1980Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#17 USC20-3
53October 24, 1981South BendNotre Dame Stadium#5 USC14-7
54November 27, 1982Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#17 USC17-13
55October 22, 1983South BendNotre Dame StadiumNotre Dame27-6
56November 24, 1984Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumNotre Dame19-7
57October 26, 1985South BendNotre Dame StadiumNotre Dame37-3
58November 29, 1986Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumNotre Dame38-37
59October 24, 1987South BendNotre Dame Stadium#10 Notre Dame26-15
60November 26, 1988Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#1 Notre Dame27-10
61October 21, 1989South BendNotre Dame Stadium#1 Notre Dame28-24
62November 24, 1990Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#7 Notre Dame10-6
63October 26, 1991South BendNotre Dame Stadium#5 Notre Dame24-20
64November 28, 1992Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#5 Notre Dame31-23
65October 23, 1993South BendNotre Dame Stadium#2 Notre Dame31-13
66November 26, 1994Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumTie17-17
67October 21, 1995South BendNotre Dame Stadium#17 Notre Dame38-10
68November 30, 1996Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumUSC27-20
69October 18, 1997South BendNotre Dame StadiumUSC20-17
70November 28, 1998Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumUSC10-0
71October 16, 1999South BendNotre Dame StadiumNotre Dame25-24
72December 2, 2000Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#11 Notre Dame38-21
73October 20, 2001South BendNotre Dame StadiumNotre Dame27-16
74November 30, 2002Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#6 USC44-13
75October 18, 2003South BendNotre Dame Stadium#4 USC45-14
76November 27, 2004Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#1 USC41-10
77October 15, 2005South BendNotre Dame Stadium#1 USC34-31
78November 26, 2006Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#2 USC44-24
79October 20, 2007South BendNotre Dame Stadium#9 USC38-0
80November 29, 2008Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#5 USC38-3
81October 17, 2009South BendNotre Dame Stadium#6 USC34-27
82November 27, 2010Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumNotre Dame20-16
83October 22, 2011South BendNotre Dame StadiumUSC31-17
84November 24, 2012Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#1 Notre Dame22-13
85October 19, 2013South BendNotre Dame StadiumNotre Dame14-10
86November 29, 2014Los AngelesMemorial ColiseumUSC49-14
87October 17, 2015South BendNotre Dame Stadium#14 Notre Dame41-31
88November 26, 2016Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#12 USC45-27
89October 21, 2017South BendNotre Dame Stadium#13 Notre Dame49-14
90November 24, 2018Los AngelesMemorial Coliseum#3 Notre Dame24-17

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Series Info

  • Notre Dame has the longest winning streak in the series, spanning from 1983-1995. Gerry Faust was the head coach for the Fighting Irish for the first three games of the winning streak, while Lou Holtz was the coach for the rest of the streak.
  • Notre Dame Coach Lou Holtz was 9-1-1 against USC
  • The fourth game played in the series in 1929 was played at Solider Field in front of the second largest crowd in NCAA football history at 112,912.
  • USC longest winning streak in the series is eight games, with the Trojans winning by an average score of 40-15.

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