1947 Oregon State Beavers football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
Record5–5 (3–4 PCC)
Head coach
Home stadiumBell Field
Multnomah Stadium (Portland)
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Pacific Coast Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 8 USC $ 6 0 0 7 2 1
No. 15 California 5 1 0 9 1 0
Oregon 5 1 0 7 3 0
UCLA 4 2 0 5 4 0
Montana 2 1 0 7 4 0
Oregon State 3 4 0 5 5 0
Washington 2 5 0 3 6 0
Washington State 2 5 0 3 7 0
Idaho 1 4 0 4 4 0
Stanford 0 7 0 0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Oregon State Beavers football team was an American football team that represented Oregon State College in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1947 college football season. Led by thirteenth-year head coach Lon Stiner, the team compiled a 5–5 record (3–4 in PCC, sixth), and outscored their opponents 171 to 136.[1] The Beavers played three home games on campus at Bell Field in Corvallis and one at Multnomah Stadium in Portland.

No Oregon State players were named to the All-Coast team.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at Utah*L 6–722,175[2]
October 4at WashingtonW 14–739,000[3]
October 11IdahoW 33–610,000[4]
October 18at No. 11 USCL 6–4861,301[5]
October 25Portland*
  • Bell Field
  • Corvallis, OR
W 46–0  6,657[6]
November 1at StanfordW 13–7  9,000[7]
November 8UCLAL 7–2730,870[8]
November 15Washington State
  • Bell Field
  • Corvallis, OR
L 13–1414,000[9]
November 22at OregonL 6–1420,211[10]
November 29at Nebraska*W 27–620,000[11]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
Source:[12]

References

  1. ^ "1947 Oregon State Beavers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Underdog Utah Downs OSC, 7-6". The Salt Lake Tribune. September 28, 1947. pp. A1, B6 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Beavers Top Huskies, 14-7". The Statesman (Salem, Oregon). October 5, 1947. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "OSC drops Vandals 33-6". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). October 12, 1947. p. 8.
  5. ^ Braven Dyer (October 19, 1947). "Trojans Trounce Beavers, 48-6". Los Angeles Times. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Staters Rout Pilots, 46-0". The Statesman (Salem, Oregon). October 26, 1947. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Harry Borba (November 2, 1947). "Beavers Sneak Past Battling Indians, 13-7". The San Francisco Examiner. pp. 21, 24 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Bruins Batter Beavers, 27 to 7". Eugene Register-Guard. November 9, 1947. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Cougars Clip State, 14-13". Eugene Register-Guard. November 16, 1947. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Oregon Ends Great Season, 14-6: Big Victory Gives a Tie for Second". Eugene Register-Guard. November 23, 1947. pp. 1, 22 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ Norris Anderson (November 30, 1947). "Beavers Overhwhelm Cornhuskers 27-6". Sunday Journal and Star. p. 1B, 4B – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ "2016 Football media guide" (PDF). Oregon State University Athletics. 2016. p. 153. Retrieved October 24, 2020.