1947 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1947 Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Six Conference
1947 record 0–10 (0–5 Big 6)
Head coach Sam Francis (1st year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 Kansas + 4 0 1     8 1 2
#16 Oklahoma + 4 0 1     7 2 1
Missouri 3 2 0     6 4 0
Nebraska 2 3 0     2 7 0
Iowa State 1 4 0     3 6 0
Kansas State 0 5 0     0 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1947 college football season. The team's head football coach was Sam Francis in his first and only year. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats finished the season with a 0–10 record with a 0–5 record in conference play. They finished in last place in the Big Six Conference. The Wildcats scored 71 points and gave up 283 points.[1] The game on 9/20/1947 versus Oklahoma A&M at Memorial Stadium in Manhattan,KS was the first night game in a Big Six stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
9/20/1947 8:30 p.m. Oklahoma A&M* Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS L 0–12   12,000
9/26/1947 at Texas Western* Kidd FieldEl Paso, TX L 6–20    
10/4/1947 8:30 p.m. New Mexico* Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 18–20    
10/10/1947 at Boston College* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA L 13–49   21,457
10/18/1947 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO L 7–47   18,000
10/30/1947 Nebraskadagger Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 7–14   17,000
11/1/1947 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS (Sunflower Showdown) L 0–55   20,033
11/8/1947 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, KS L 13–27   15,000
11/20/1947 at Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, IA L 0–14   5,791
11/29/1947 at Florida* Florida FieldGainesville,FL L 7–25    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP. All times are in Central Time.

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