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1947 Football Results

Gopher Football 1947 Season

  • Head Coach: Bernie Bierman (13th season)
  • Overall Record: 6 - 3
  • Conference Record: 3 - 3

1947 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/27/1947 Washington (3-6) W 7-6
10/04/1947 Nebraska (2-7) W 28-13
10/11/1947 Northwestern (3-6) W 37-21
10/18/1947 @ Illinois (5-3-1) L 13-40
10/25/1947 @ Michigan (10-0) L 6-13
11/01/1947 Pittsburgh (1-8) W 29-0
11/08/1947 Homecoming
Purdue (5-4)
W 26-21
11/15/1947 @ Iowa (3-5-1) L 7-13
11/22/1947 Wisconsin (5-3-1) W 21-0

1947 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Michigan 6-0-0 10-0-0
Wisconsin 3-2-1 5-3-1
Minnesota 3-3-0 6-3-0
Illinois 3-3-0 5-3-1
Purdue 3-3-0 5-4-0
Indiana 2-3-1 5-3-1
Iowa 2-3-1 3-5-1
Northwestern 2-4-0 3-6-0
Ohio State 1-4-1 2-6-1

1947 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Notre Dame 9-0-0
2 Michigan 10-0-0
3 Southern Methodist 9-0-2
4 Penn State 9-0-1
5 Texas 10-1-0
6 Alabama 8-3-0
7 Pennsylvania 7-0-1
8 Southern California 7-2-1
9 North Carolina 8-2-0
10 Georgia Tech 10-1-0
11 Army 5-2-2
12 Kansas 8-1-2
13 Mississippi 9-2-0
14 William & Mary 9-2-0
15 California 9-1-0
16 Oklahoma 7-2-1
17 North Carolina State 5-3-1
18 Rice 6-3-1
19 Duke 4-3-2
20 Columbia 7-2-0

1947 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1948
Michigan 49, Southern California 0

1947 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1948
Georgia Tech 20, Kansas 14
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1948
Texas 27, Alabama 7
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1948
Penn State 13, Southern Methodist 13
Sun Bowl - 01/01/1948
Miami (OH) 13, Texas Tech 12
Gator Bowl - 01/01/1948
Georgia 20, Maryland 20
Tangerine Bowl - 01/01/1948
Catawba 7, Marshall 0
Delta Bowl - 01/01/1948
Mississippi 13, Texas Christian 9
Dixie Bowl - 01/01/1948
Arkansas 21, William & Mary 19
Great Lakes Bowl - 12/06/1947
Kentucky 24, Villanova 14
Harbor Bowl - 01/01/1948
Hardin-Simmons 53, San Diego State 0
Raisin Bowl - 01/01/1948
Pacific (CA) 26, Wichita State 14
Salad Bowl - 01/01/1948
Nevada 13, North Texas 6