1947 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1947 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP #4
1947 record 9–0–1
Head coach Bob Higgins (18th year)
Home stadium New Beaver Field
Seasons
« 1946 1948 »

The 1947 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1947 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Bob Higgins and played its home games in New Beaver Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 vs. Washington State Hersheypark StadiumHershey, PA W 27–4  
October 4 Bucknell New Beaver FieldState College, PA W 54–0  
October 11 at Fordham #12 New York, NY W 75–0  
October 18 Syracusedagger #9 New Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry) W 40–0  
October 25 West Virginia #9 New Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry) W 21–14  
November 1 Colgate #7 New Beaver Field • State College, PA W 46–0  
November 8 at Temple #7 Temple StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 7–0  
November 15 vs. Navy #8 Municipal StadiumBaltimore, MD W 20–7  
November 22 at Pittsburgh #5 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) W 29–0  
January 1, 1948 vs. #4 SMU #5 Cotton Bowl ClassicDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) T 13–13  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1945-1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015.