1947 Kentucky Wildcats football team

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1947 Kentucky Wildcats football
UKentucky logo.png
Conference Southeastern Conference
1947 record 8-3 (2-3 SEC)
Head coach Bear Bryant
Home stadium Stoll Field/McLean Stadium
Seasons
« 1946 1948 »
1947 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Ole Miss 6 1 0     9 2 0
#10 Georgia Tech 4 1 0     10 1 0
#6 Alabama 5 2 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 3 3 0     7 4 1
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 4 0
Tulane 2 3 2     2 5 2
LSU 2 3 1     5 3 1
Kentucky 2 3 0     8 3 0
Tennessee 2 3 0     5 5 0
Auburn 1 5 0     2 7 0
Florida 0 3 1     4 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the 1947 college football season. The team scored 175 points while allowing 73 points. Led by head coach Bear Bryant, the Wildcats won the 1947 Great Lakes Bowl.

Season[edit]

The 1947 Kentucky team was ranked in the AP Poll during three weeks of the season: #20 on October 13, #14 on October 20, and #13 on October 27 (with a 5-1 record).[1]

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Wildcats points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 20 at Ole Miss Loss 7 14 0-1
2 Sept. 27 Cincinnati Win 20 0 1-1
3 Oct. 4 at Xavier Win 20 7 2-1
4 Oct. 11 #9 Georgia Win 26 0 3-1, #20
5 Oct. 18 at #10 Vanderbilt Win 14 0 4-1, #14
6 Oct. 25 at Michigan State Win 7 6 5-1, #13
7 Nov. 1 #18 Alabama Loss 0 13 5-2
8 Nov. 8 at West Virginia Win 15 6 6-2
9 Nov. 15 Evansville Win 36 0 7-2
10 Nov. 22 Tennessee Loss 6 13 7-3
11 Dec. 6 Villanova Win 24 14 8-3

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References[edit]

  1. ^ AP Poll Archive
  2. ^ http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=184&season=1947
  3. ^ 1997 Kentucky Football Media Guide, p.168, 207