1947 Clemson Tigers football team

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1947 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Southern Conference
1947 record 4–5 (1–3 SoCon)
Head coach Frank Howard (8th season)
Captain Cary Cox
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 14 William & Mary 7 1 0     9 2 0
No. 9 North Carolina 4 1 0     8 2 0
South Carolina 4 1 1     6 2 1
No. 19 Duke 3 1 1     4 3 2
Washington and Lee 3 2 0     5 5 0
Maryland 3 2 1     7 2 2
No. 17 NC State 3 2 1     5 3 1
VPI 4 3 0     4 5 0
Davidson 3 3 1     6 3 1
Wake Forest 3 4 0     6 4 0
VMI 2 3 1     3 5 1
Clemson 1 3 0     4 5 0
The Citadel 1 4 0     3 5 0
Furman 1 4 0     2 7 0
Richmond 1 5 0     3 7 0
George Washington 0 4 9     1 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1947 college football season.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20* Presbyterian Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 42–0
September 26* at Boston College Braves FieldBoston, MA (Rivalry) L 22–32
October 4 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 14–16
October 11 at NC State Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 0–18
October 23 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 19–21
October 31* at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Rivalry) L 6–21
November 8 at Furman Sirrine StadiumGreenville, SC W 35–7
November 15* at Duquesne Forbes FieldPittsburgh, PA W 34–13
November 22* Auburn Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Rivalry) W 34–18
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Media Guide" (PDF). clemsontigers.com. Clemson Athletics. 2016. pp. 200–208. Retrieved June 23, 2017.