1947 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1947 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1947 record 2–6–1 (1–4–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Wes Fesler
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 72,754)
Seasons
« 1946 1948 »
1947 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Michigan 6 0 0     10 0 0
Wisconsin 3 2 1     5 3 1
Minnesota 3 3 0     6 3 0
Illinois 3 3 0     5 3 1
Purdue 3 3 0     5 4 0
Indiana 2 3 1     5 3 1
Iowa 2 3 1     3 5 1
Northwestern 2 4 0     3 6 0
Ohio State 1 4 1     2 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1947-1948. The Buckeyes compiled a 2–6–1 record, failing again to beat Michigan. They got outscored 60–150.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Missouri* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 13–7   59,444
October 4 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 20–24   34,000
October 11 #20 USC* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 0–32   76,559
October 18 Iowa Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH T 13–13   72,998
October 25 at Pittsburgh* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 0–12   55,217
November 1 Indiana Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 0–7   75,882
November 8 Northwestern Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 7–6   70,203
November 15 #11 Illinois Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Illibuck Trophy) L 7–28   70,036
November 22 at #1 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) L 0–21   85,938
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staff[edit]

1948 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Howard Duncan 6 42 Center Philadelphia Eagles
Bob Brugge 6 44 Back Chicago Bears
Dick Flanagan 10 83 Linebacker Chicago Bears
Ollie Cline 14 122 Fullback Chicago Bears
Dave Templeton 16 137 Guard Detroit Lions

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data