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1947 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 43-24-7, .628 W-L% (1st of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 14.74 (1st of 10) ▪ SOS: 9.89 (2nd of 10)

Conference Champion: Southern Methodist

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Rice and Texas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Rice, Southern Methodist and Texas)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Southern Methodist 9 0 2 .909 5 0 1 .917 16.5 8.2 19.78 10.88
Texas 10 1 0 .909 5 1 0 .833 26.5 6.7 28.75 11.30
Rice 6 3 1 .650 4 2 0 .667 20.2 7.4 20.87 11.47
Texas Christian 4 5 2 .455 2 3 1 .417 10.4 9.0 11.57 10.75
Arkansas 6 4 1 .591 1 4 1 .250 17.4 13.2 9.44 7.99
Texas A&M 3 6 1 .350 1 4 1 .250 16.9 18.5 6.75 9.65
Baylor 5 5 0 .500 1 5 0 .167 12.8 13.8 6.00 7.20

AP Poll Summary

School 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 Final
Southern Methodist     12 8 3 4 3 3 4 3
Texas 3 3 3 3 8 7 7 7 6 5
Rice 16 15         20 18 17 18
Baylor     17              

4 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 Delta Bowl Mississippi 13 Texas Christian 9 Delta Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1948-01-01 Dixie Bowl Arkansas 21 William & Mary 19 Dixie Bowl (Birmingham, AL)
1948-01-01 Sugar Bowl Texas 27 Alabama 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)