1947 Marshall Thundering Herd football team

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1947 Marshall Thundering Herd football
Conference Independent
1947 record 9-3
Head coach Cam Henderson
Home stadium Fairfield Stadium
« 1946 1948 »

The 1947 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in 1947 season in NCAA. Marshall appeared in their first bowl game in school history


Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 20 Steubenville* Fairfield StadiumHuntington, WV W 60-6    
September 27 Morehead State* Fairfield StadiumHuntington, WV W 38-12    
October 4 at Eastern Kentucky* Richmond, KY W 7-6    
October 11 Canisius College* Fairfield StadiumHuntington, WV L 20-25    
October 18 at Evansville* Evansville, IN W 24-0    
October 25 Indiana State* Fairfield StadiumHuntington, WV W 33-0    
November 1 Saint Vincent* Fairfield StadiumHuntington, WV W 39-6    
November 8 Murray* Fairfield StadiumHuntington, WV W 41-20    
November 15 at Xavier* Corcoran StadiumCincinnati, OH L 7-18    
November 22 Bradley*dagger Fairfield StadiumHuntington, WV W 33-19    
November 27 Morris Harvey* Fairfield StadiumHuntington, WV W 40-6    
January 1 vs. #20 Catawba* Tangerine BowlOrlando, FL (Tangerine Bowl) L 0-7    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time[1].

Team Players drafted in the NFL[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1948 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Charley Snyder Tackle 21 193 Pittsburgh Steelers



  1. ^ "1947 Marshall Football Schedule." 2000 Marshall University Football Media Guide Retrieved on April 16, 2009.
  2. ^ "1948 NFL Draft Listing - Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2009-05-13. Retrieved 2009-04-17.