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1947 Cincinnati Bearcats football
MAC champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1947 record7–3 (3–2 MAC)
Head coachRay Nolting (3rd season)
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
Seasons
← 1946
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Template:1947 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1947 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1947 college football season. In its third season under head coach Ray Nolting, the team compiled a 7–3 record (3–2 against MAC opponents), won the MAC championship, and outscored opponents by a total of to .[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at Kentucky*L 0–2023,800[2][3]
October 4[[{{{school}}}|St. Bonaventure]]*W 20–1419,000[4]
October 11Dayton*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 21–2624,000[5]
October 18[[{{{school}}}|Oklahoma City]]*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 20–1318,000[6]
October 25Xavier*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 27–2530,000[7]
November 1at OhioW 34–010,000[8]
November 8Miami (FL)*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 20–723,000[9]
November 15at Western Reserve
W 7–6< 2,000[10]
November 22Butler
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 26–198,500[11]
November 27Miami (OH)
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 7–3831,000[12]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2015 Ohio Football Media Guide". Ohio University. 2015. pp. 91, 94. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/ohio/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2015-16/misc_non_event/media-guide.pdf.
  2. Dick Forbes (September 28, 1947). "Kentucky Is 20-0 Winner Over UC". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28198898/kentucky_is_200_winner_over_uc/.
  3. "Kentucky Drops Cincinnati 20-0 As Dopey Phelps Sparks Offensive". The Paducah Sun-Democrat: p. 15. September 28, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28199003/kentucky_drops_cincinnati_200_as_dopey/.
  4. Dick Forbes (October 5, 1947). "UC Comes Through To 20-14 Victory". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 24. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28198601/uc_comes_through_to_2014_victory/.
  5. Dick Forbes (October 12, 1947). "Flyers of Dayton Swat Bearcats, 26-21". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 33. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28198715/flyers_of_dayton_swat_bearcats_2621/.
  6. Dick Forbes (October 19, 1947). "Stephens Stars As Bearcats Win, 20-13". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 33. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28199093/stephens_stars_as_bearcats_win_2013/.
  7. Dick Forbes (October 26, 1947). "UC Triumphs Over Xavier, 27-25". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28199205/uc_triumphs_over_xavier_2725/.
  8. Dick Forbes (November 2, 1947). "Bearcats And Ohio U 34-0 Walloping". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 33. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28199308/bearcats_hand_ohio_u_340_walloping/.
  9. Dick Forbes (November 9, 1947). "Bearcats Blow Over Hurricanes, 20-7". The Cincinnati Enquirer. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28199409/bearcats_blow_over_hurricanes_207/.
  10. Dick Forbes (November 16, 1947). "Bearcats Have Close Squeak, Winning 7-6". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 33. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28199712/bearcats_have_close_squeak_winning_76/.
  11. Dick Forbes (November 23, 1947). "UC Rallies To Defeat Butler, 26 To 19". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 33. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28199484/uc_rallies_to_defeat_butler_26_to_19/.
  12. Dick Forbes. "Miami, 38; Cincinnati Bearcats, 7; Murder!". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 2B. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28199598/miami_38_cincinnati_bearcats_7/.

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