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1947 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 73-45-5, .614 W-L% (2nd of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.24 (3rd of 10) ▪ SOS: 4.07 (4th of 10)

Conference Champion: Mississippi

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Georgia, Georgia Tech, Mississippi and Vanderbilt)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, Georgia Tech and Mississippi)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Mississippi 9 2 0 .818 6 1 0 .857 24.5 10.0 16.20 5.38
Georgia Tech 10 1 0 .909 4 1 0 .800 21.8 4.5 15.29 1.38
Alabama 8 3 0 .727 5 2 0 .714 19.1 9.2 13.26 4.80
Mississippi State 7 3 0 .700 2 2 0 .500 16.9 8.9 6.37 -0.63
Georgia 7 4 1 .625 3 3 0 .500 17.7 11.3 9.69 3.61
Vanderbilt 6 4 0 .600 3 3 0 .500 18.2 8.5 9.26 4.16
Tulane 2 5 2 .333 2 3 2 .429 10.4 21.3 2.97 10.75
Louisiana State 5 3 1 .611 2 3 1 .417 16.6 17.9 9.33 9.77
Kentucky 8 3 0 .727 2 3 0 .400 15.9 6.6 10.73 2.18
Tennessee 5 5 0 .500 2 3 0 .400 16.4 15.2 6.69 6.99
Auburn 2 7 0 .222 1 5 0 .167 8.7 22.7 -10.93 0.85
Florida 4 5 1 .450 0 3 1 .125 12.5 15.6 -1.96 -0.46

AP Poll Summary

School 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 Final
Alabama       18 16 14 8 6 7 6
Georgia Tech 4 5 7 6 6 6 10 9 9 10
Mississippi 18         15 15 15 12 13
Georgia 9                  
Kentucky   20 14 13            
Louisiana State     18 17            
Vanderbilt 10 10 19              

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1948-01-01 Delta Bowl Mississippi 13 Texas Christian 9 Delta Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1948-01-01 Gator Bowl Maryland 20 Georgia 20 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1948-01-01 Orange Bowl Georgia Tech 20 Kansas 14 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1948-01-01 Sugar Bowl Texas 27 Alabama 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1947-12-06 Great Lakes Bowl Kentucky 24 Villanova 14 Great Lakes Bowl (Cleveland, OH)