1947 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1947 Texas A&M Aggies football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1947 record3–6–1 (1–4–1 SWC)
Head coachHomer Norton (14th season)
Home stadiumKyle Field
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 SMU $ 5 0 1     9 0 2
No. 5 Texas 5 1 0     10 1 0
No. 18 Rice 4 2 0     6 3 1
TCU 2 3 1     4 5 2
Arkansas 1 4 1     6 4 1
Texas A&M 1 4 1     3 6 1
Baylor 1 5 0     5 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Texas A&M Aggies football team was an American football team that represented Texas A&M University in the Southwest Conference during the 1947 college football season. In its 14th season under head coach Homer H. Norton, the team compiled a 3–6–1 record (1–4–1 against conference opponents), tied for fifth place in the conference, and was outscored by a total of 185 to 169.[1] The team played its home games at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 20Southwestern (TX)*W 48–018,000[2]
September 27vs. Texas Tech*W 16–620,000[3]
October 4at Oklahoma*L 14–2632,500[4]
October 11at LSU*L 13–1935,000[5]
October 8at TCUL 0–2630,000[6]
October 25Baylor
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
W 24–0[7]
November 1at ArkansasT 21–2119,000[8]
November 8No. 3 SMU
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX
L 0–1338,000[9]
November 15at RiceL 7–4131,000[10]
November 27No. 7 Texas
  • Kyle Field
  • College Station, TX (rivalry)
L 13–3241,000[11]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1947 Texas A&M Aggies Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  2. ^ Morris Williams (September 21, 1947). "Aggies Crush Pirates, 48-0, In Opening Tilt". The Austin American-Statesman. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Raiders Beaten By Aggies". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. September 28, 1947. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Sooners Chill Cadets, 26-14". The Lawton Constitution. October 5, 1947. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Kris Kreeger (October 12, 1947). "Bumbling LSU Pulls Itself Together In Final Period To Beat Texans, 19-13". The Shreveport Times. p. 34 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Wilbur Martin (October 19, 1947). "TCU Runs Over Aggies, 26 to 0". The Austin American-Statesman. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Oscar Larnce (October 26, 1947). "Hollmig's Phenomenal Toe Paces Aggie 24-0 Defeat of Bears". Waco Tribune-Herald. p. Sports 1, 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Razorbacks Roar Back in Final Quarter to Tie Cadets, 21-21". Waco Tribune-Herald. November 2, 1947. p. Sports 3.
  9. ^ "Gil Johnson Throws Mustangs to 13-0 Victory Over Aggies". Waco Sunday Tribune-Herald. November 9, 1947. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Rice Scores at Will to Bury Aggies Under 41-7 Avalanche". Waco Sunday Tribune-Herald. November 16, 1947. p. Sports 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ Weldon Hart (November 28, 1947). "Bowl-Bound Steers Smash Aggies, 32-13: UT Secures 8th Win In Row in Series". The Austin American. pp. 1, 13 – via Newspapers.com.