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1947 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-0-1, .950 W-L% (3rd of 120) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Higgins (9-0-1)

PS/G: 33.2 (2nd of 120) ▪ PA/G: 4.0 (1st of 120)
SRS: 13.68 (18th of 120) ▪ SOS: -3.12 (85th of 120)

Bowl Game: Tied Cotton Bowl 13-13 versus Southern Methodist

AP Poll Summary

10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 Final
12 9 9 7 7 8 5 5 5 4

10 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 20, 1947 Sat Penn State Washington State PCC W 27 6 1 0 0 W 1 Hershey, PA
2 Oct 4, 1947 Sat Penn State Bucknell Non-Major W 54 0 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 11, 1947 Sat (12) Penn State @ Fordham Ind W 75 0 3 0 0 W 3 New York, NY
4 Oct 18, 1947 Sat (9) Penn State Syracuse Ind W 40 0 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 25, 1947 Sat (9) Penn State West Virginia Ind W 21 14 5 0 0 W 5
6 Nov 1, 1947 Sat (7) Penn State Colgate Ind W 46 0 6 0 0 W 6
7 Nov 8, 1947 Sat (7) Penn State @ Temple Ind W 7 0 7 0 0 W 7
8 Nov 15, 1947 Sat (8) Penn State @ Navy Ind W 20 7 8 0 0 W 8 Baltimore, MD
9 Nov 22, 1947 Sat (5) Penn State @ Pittsburgh Ind W 29 0 9 0 0 W 9
10 Jan 1, 1948 Thu (5) Penn State @ (4) Southern Methodist SWC T 13 13 9 0 1 T 1 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)