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1947 Year Summary

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National Champion: Notre Dame (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: John Lujack (Notre Dame)

AP First #1: Notre Dame ▪ AP Final #1: Notre Dame

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Overall Bowls SRS Polls
Rk Conference Schs G W L T Pct G W L T Pct SRS SOS Pre Final Champion
1 Southwest Conference 7 74 43 24 7 .628 4 2 1 1 .625 14.74 9.89 0 3 Southern Methodist
2 Western Conference 9 82 44 33 5 .567 1 1 0 0 1.000 14.17 11.48 0 1 Michigan
3 Southeastern Conference 12 123 73 45 5 .614 5 3 1 1 .700 7.24 4.07 0 3 Mississippi
4 Pacific Coast Conference 10 96 50 45 1 .526 1 0 1 0 .000 5.48 4.15 0 2 Southern California
5 Big Six Conference 6 59 26 30 3 .466 1 0 1 0 .000 0.19 1.44 0 2 Kansas
Oklahoma
6 Southern Conference 16 152 76 67 9 .530 2 0 1 1 .250 0.09 -0.15 0 4 William & Mary
7 Independent 39 358 175 167 16 .511 3 1 1 1 .500 -0.12 -0.73 0 5 Montana State
8 Mountain States Athletic Conference 7 69 35 31 3 .529 0 0 0 0 -6.97 -7.45 0 0 Utah
9 Missouri Valley Conference 5 50 20 29 1 .410 1 0 1 0 .000 -7.60 -6.15 0 0 Tulsa
10 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association 9 90 43 44 3 .494 2 1 1 0 .500 -9.64 -8.99 0 0 Texas Tech

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 Final
Notre Dame Ind 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Michigan Western 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2
Southern Methodist SWC     12 8 3 4 3 3 4 3
Penn State Ind 12 9 9 7 7 8 5 5 5 4
Texas SWC 3 3 3 3 8 7 7 7 6 5
Alabama SEC       18 16 14 8 6 7 6
Pennsylvania Ind 7 8 8 4 4 3 6 8 8 7
Southern California PCC 20 11 10 5 5 5 4 4 3 8
North Carolina Southern 19       18 19 13 10 10 9
Georgia Tech SEC 4 5 7 6 6 6 10 9 9 10
Army Ind 5 7 6 10 9 13 11 12 11 11
Kansas Big 6             17 13 13 12
Mississippi SEC 18         15 15 15 12 13
William & Mary Southern         15 12 14 14 13 14
California PCC 8 4 4 14 12 10 9 11 15 15
Oklahoma Big 6 15             20 18 16
North Carolina State Southern   18             16 17
Rice SWC 16 15         20 18 17 18
Duke Southern 13 17 15 9 13         19
Columbia Ind 11     20 17   19 16   20
School Conf 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 Final
Baylor SWC     17              
Catawba College                 20  
Georgia SEC 9                  
Illinois Western 6 6 5 11 11 11 12      
Kentucky SEC   20 14 13            
Louisiana State SEC     18 17            
Minnesota Western 17 13       20   19    
Missouri Big 6           17        
Purdue Western       16 14          
San Francisco Ind     20              
UCLA PCC   19 16 19     18 17 19  
Utah MSAC           18        
Vanderbilt SEC 10 10 19              
Virginia Ind   16 13 12 10 15 16      
Wake Forest Southern   14 11 15            
Wisconsin Western         19 9        
Yale Ind 14 12     20