1947 LSU Tigers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1947 record5–3–1 (2–3–1 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 13 Ole Miss $ 6 1 0 9 2 0
No. 10 Georgia Tech 4 1 0 10 1 0
No. 6 Alabama 5 2 0 8 3 0
Mississippi State 2 2 0 7 3 0
Georgia 3 3 0 7 4 1
Vanderbilt 3 3 0 6 4 0
Tulane 2 3 2 2 5 2
LSU 2 3 1 5 3 1
Kentucky 2 3 0 8 3 0
Tennessee 2 3 0 5 5 0
Auburn 1 5 0 2 7 0
Florida 0 3 1 4 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) in the 1947 college football season.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27Rice*W 21–1446,000[1]
October 4at GeorgiaL 19–3545,000[2]
October 11Texas A&M*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 19–1335,000[3]
October 17at Boston CollegeW 14–1336,423[4]
October 26No. 19 VanderbiltdaggerNo. 18
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 19–1342,000[5]
November 1Ole MissNo. 17
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 18–2046,000[6]
November 15Mississippi State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 21–640,000[7]
November 22at No. 8 AlabamaL 12–4125,000
November 30at TulaneT 6–6
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Personnel

References

  1. ^ Leroy Simms (September 28, 1947). "L.S.U. Fights Off Stiff Rice Opposition To Win, 21-14". Monroe Morning World. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Georgia Upsets LSU's Hopes; Dominates Game, Wins 35-19". Daily World (Opelousas, Louisiana). October 5, 1947. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Kris Kreeger (October 12, 1947). "Bumbling LSU Pulls Itself Together In Final Period To Beat Texans, 19-13". The Shreveport Times. p. 34 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Jerry Nason (October 18, 1947). "L.S.U. Triumphs, 14-13, as B. C. Surge Falls Short". The Boston Globe. pp. 1, 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Raymond Johnson (October 26, 1947). "Bengals Squeeze Past Commodores 19 To 13: Davidson Shines As VU Displays Great Offense". The Nashville Tennessean. pp. 1C, 4C – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ F. M. Williams (November 2, 1947). "Conerly Throws Tigers for Loss". The Atlanta Constitution. pp. 17C, 18C – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "L.S.U. Win Over Maroons Scrambles Race". Monroe Morning World. November 16, 1947. pp. 10, 14 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "2013 LSU Football Media Guide". p. 153. Retrieved July 17, 2014.