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1947 Independent Year Summary

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Record: 175-167-16, .511 W-L% (7th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.12 (7th of 10) ▪ SOS: -0.73 (7th of 10)

Conference Champion: Montana State

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Army, Columbia, Notre Dame, Penn State, Pennsylvania and Yale)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Army, Columbia, Notre Dame, Penn State and Pennsylvania)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Notre Dame 9 0 0 1.000 32.3 5.8 28.31 7.97
Penn State 9 0 1 .950 33.2 4.0 13.68 -3.12
Pennsylvania 7 0 1 .938 27.4 4.4 22.82 5.20
Rutgers 8 1 0 .889 29.1 11.0 7.19 -7.59
Nevada 9 2 0 .818 29.2 14.0 -0.29 -9.11
Columbia 7 2 0 .778 18.9 12.6 12.79 5.79
Michigan State 7 2 0 .778 18.6 11.2 9.29 1.18
San Francisco 7 3 0 .700 27.5 14.3 4.62 -4.58
Virginia 7 3 0 .700 24.4 9.9 12.14 1.74
Army 5 2 2 .667 24.4 7.6 17.24 8.46
Yale 6 3 0 .667 20.2 11.2 5.70 -0.41
Villanova 6 3 1 .650 16.8 10.6 4.27 0.27
Boston University 5 3 0 .625 24.5 21.0 -1.85 -7.35
Princeton 5 3 0 .625 17.5 12.5 8.95 3.70
Detroit Mercy 6 4 0 .600 27.6 15.4 2.19 -6.01
West Virginia 6 4 0 .600 25.2 8.4 6.44 -2.07
Boston College 5 4 0 .556 20.4 14.9 2.56 -0.55
Brown 4 4 1 .500 20.6 15.4 0.75 -1.80
Dartmouth 4 4 1 .500 11.3 14.1 2.98 4.31
Holy Cross 4 4 2 .500 14.4 7.5 1.65 -2.15
Santa Clara 4 4 0 .500 13.6 19.8 -3.64 0.11
Cornell 4 5 0 .444 14.0 17.9 -1.23 2.88
Harvard 4 5 0 .444 15.4 19.7 -2.62 2.27
Marquette 4 5 0 .444 20.6 24.8 -0.41 1.92
Montana State 4 5 0 .444 15.6 21.4 -11.70 -9.70
Georgetown 3 4 1 .438 11.9 8.8 -5.42 -6.55
Chattanooga 4 6 0 .400 11.1 17.9 -8.82 -3.72
Syracuse 3 6 0 .333 8.6 18.6 -10.02 -1.91
Temple 3 6 0 .333 10.1 14.2 -6.98 -3.53
New York University 2 5 1 .313 8.1 24.3 -17.75 -6.75
Saint Mary's (CA) 3 7 0 .300 17.8 24.6 -10.33 -2.53
Colgate 1 5 2 .250 10.9 17.4 -5.98 -1.48
Miami (FL) 2 7 1 .250 8.0 14.0 -6.64 -0.34
Duquesne 2 8 0 .200 4.5 26.2 -16.20 -0.40
Fordham 1 6 1 .188 5.5 30.6 -19.29 -5.42
Merchant Marine 2 9 0 .182 9.1 25.7 -23.80 -10.70
Navy 1 7 1 .167 9.6 18.3 5.75 14.75
Pittsburgh 1 8 0 .111 2.9 29.7 -1.86 16.03
Portland 1 8 0 .111 8.8 25.9 -18.96 -7.40

AP Poll Summary

School 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 Final
Notre Dame 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Penn State 12 9 9 7 7 8 5 5 5 4
Pennsylvania 7 8 8 4 4 3 6 8 8 7
Army 5 7 6 10 9 13 11 12 11 11
Columbia 11     20 17   19 16   20
San Francisco     20              
Virginia   16 13 12 10 15 16      
Yale 14 12     20          

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1948-01-01 Cotton Bowl Penn State 13 Southern Methodist 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1948-01-01 Salad Bowl Nevada 13 North Texas 6 Salad Bowl (Phoenix, AZ)
1947-12-06 Great Lakes Bowl Kentucky 24 Villanova 14 Great Lakes Bowl (Cleveland, OH)