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1947 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1947 record4–5 (1–3 SoCon)
Head coachFrank Howard
CaptainCary Cox
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
William & Mary 7 1 0     9 2 0
North Carolina 4 1 0     8 2 0
South Carolina 4 1 1     6 2 1
Duke 3 1 1     4 3 2
Washington & Lee 3 2 0     5 5 0
Maryland 3 2 1     7 2 2
NC State 3 2 1     5 3 1
Virginia Tech 4 3 0     4 5 0
Davidson 3 3 1     6 3 1
Wake Forest 3 4 0     6 4 0
VMI 2 3 1     3 5 1
Clemson 1 3 0     4 5 0
The Citadel 1 4 0     3 5 0
Furman 1 4 0     2 7 0
Richmond 1 5 0     3 7 0
George Washington 0 4 9     1 7 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20* Presbyterian Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 42–0
September 26* at Boston College Braves FieldBoston, MA L 22–32
October 4 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 14–16
October 11 at NC State Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 0–18
October 23 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 19–21
October 31* at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 6–21
November 8 at Furman Sirrine StadiumGreenville, SC W 35–7
November 15* at Duquesne Forbes FieldPittsburgh, PA W 34–13
November 22* Alabama Polytechnic Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 34–18
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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