1948 Murray State Thoroughbreds football
OVC champion
Tangerine Bowl, T 21–21 vs. Sul Ross
ConferenceOhio Valley Conference
1948 record9–1–1 (3–1 OVC)
Head coach
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Ohio Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Murray State $ 3 1 0     9 1 1
Evansville 3 1 0     5 3 0
Eastern Kentucky 2 2 0     8 3 0
Louisville 1 1 0     5 5 0
Western Kentucky 2 3 0     5 4 0
Morehead State 0 3 0     3 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1948 Murray State Thoroughbreds football team represented Murray State University during the 1948 college football season.[1] In their first season under head coach Fred Faurot, the Thoroughbreds compiled a 9–1–1 record, won the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) in their first year of its existence with a 3–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored their opponents by a total of 290 to 87. Murray State was invited to the 1949 Tangerine Bowl, where they tied undefeated Sul Ross.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 24Culver–Stockton*Murray, KYW 40–13
October 1at Memphis State*Memphis, TNW 26–14
October 9at Eastern KentuckyRichmond, KYL 0–6
October 15Marshall*Murray, KYW 27–0
October 22at Southeast Missouri State*Cape Girardeau, MOW 40–0
October 30Tennessee Tech*Murray, KYW 34–6
November 5Morehead StateMurray, KYW 33–0
November 11at Middle Tennessee State*Murfreesboro, TNW 26–13
November 19EvansvilleMurray, KYW 9–7
November 25at Western KentuckyBowling Green, KYW 34–7
January 1, 1949vs. Sul Ross*T 21–219,000
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "Murray State Game by Game Results". web.archive.org. 2015-09-06. Retrieved 2020-08-04.