1947 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1947 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Cotton Bowl, T 13-13 vs. SMU
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 4
1947 record 9–0–1
Head coach Bob Higgins (18th season)
Home stadium New Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame         9 0 0
No. 4 Penn State         9 0 1
Rankings from AP Poll

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 No. 12 New York, NY W 75–0  
October 18 Syracusedagger No. 9 New Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry) W 40–0  
October 25 West Virginia No. 9 New Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry) W 21–14  
November 1 Colgate No. 7 New Beaver Field • State College, PA W 46–0  
November 8 at Temple No. 7 Temple StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 7–0  
November 15 vs. Navy No. 8 Municipal StadiumBaltimore, MD W 20–7  
November 22 at Pittsburgh No. 5 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) W 29–0  
January 1, 1948 vs. No. 4 SMU No. 5 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl) T 13–13  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

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