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1947 Texas Longhorns Stats

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (5th of 120) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Blair Cherry (10-1)

PS/G: 26.5 (13th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 6.7 (8th of 120)
SRS: 28.75 (2nd of 120) ▪ SOS: 11.30 (9th of 120)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 27-7 versus Alabama

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 6.6 12.1 54.9 103.3 1.1 46.2 191.5 4.1 2.5
Defense 11 5.4 14.3 37.6 74.6 0.3 30.1 96.0 3.2 0.6
Difference +1.2 -2.2 +17.3 +28.7 +0.8 +16.1 +95.5 +0.9 +1.9

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Bobby Layne 63 115 54.8 965 8.4 7.2 9 7 138.9
2 Paul Campbell 6 12 50.0 68 5.7 3.6 1 1 108.4
3 Frank Guess 2 2 100.0 47 23.5 33.5 1 0 462.4
4 Travis Raven 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0
5 Ray Jones 1 1 100.0 28 28.0 48.0 1 0 665.2
6 Tom Landry 1 1 100.0 28 28.0 28.0 0 0 335.2

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jimmy Canady 93 359 3.9 4 10 146 14.6 0 103 505 4.9 4
2 Byron Gillory 67 369 5.5 4 12 208 17.3 4 79 577 7.3 8
3 Tom Landry 65 337 5.2 3 65 337 5.2 3
4 Billy Pyle 57 277 4.9 3 3 22 7.3 0 60 299 5.0 3
5 Randall Clay 52 182 3.5 6 52 182 3.5 6
6 Bobby Layne 43 96 2.2 2 43 96 2.2 2
7 H.J. Shands 35 82 2.3 0 3 33 11.0 0 38 115 3.0 0
8 Ray Jones 32 156 4.9 2 32 156 4.9 2
9 Ray Borneman 20 49 2.5 1 20 49 2.5 1
10 Perry Samuels 15 97 6.5 1 1 13 13.0 0 16 110 6.9 1
11 Frank Guess 7 44 6.3 1 7 44 6.3 1
12 Wilton Ferrell 6 25 4.2 0 6 25 4.2 0
13 Allen Lawler 5 22 4.4 0 1 3 3.0 0 6 25 4.2 0
14 Paul Campbell 5 7 1.4 0 5 7 1.4 0
15 H.K. Allen 4 5 1.3 0 4 5 1.3 0
16 Jim Lowry 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
17 George Graham 1 -1 -1.0 0 1 -1 -1.0 0
18 Max Bumgardner 15 234 15.6 2 15 234 15.6 2
19 Ralph Blount 13 216 16.6 4 13 216 16.6 4
20 Dale Schwartzkopf 5 90 18.0 1 5 90 18.0 1
21 Lewis Holder 4 70 17.5 0 4 70 17.5 0
22 George McCall 3 48 16.0 1 3 48 16.0 1
23 Harold King 1 28 28.0 0 1 28 28.0 0
24 Jim Watson 1 13 13.0 0 1 13 13.0 0
25 Charles Tatom 1 12 12.0 0 1 12 12.0 0