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1947 Colorado A&M Aggies football
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1947 record5–4–1 (2–3–1 MSC)
Head coachBob Davis (1st season)
Home stadiumColorado Field
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
Template:1947 MSC football standings

The 1947 Colorado A&M Aggies football team represented Colorado State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in the Mountain States Conference (MSC) during the 1947 college football season. In their first season under head coach Bob Davis, the Aggies compiled a 5–4–1 record (2–3–1 against MSC opponents), finished fifth in the MSC, and were outscored by a total of 182 to 159.[1][2] The team played its home games at Colorado Field in Fort Collins, Colorado.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 19Colorado Mines*W 20–12[3]
September 27at Drake*Des Moines, IAW 23–198,200[4]
October 4Utah State
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO
L 13–26[5]
October 11at DenverDenver, COT 13–1311,200[6]
October 18at Colorado College*Colorado Springs, COW 28–7[7]
October 25Coloradodagger
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO (rivalry)
L 7–1412,500[8]
November 8at UtahSalt Lake City, UTL 0–1911,181[9]
November 15at BYUProvo, UTW 27–2512,000[10]
November 22Wyoming
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO (rivalry)
W 21–6[11]
November 29at Montana*L 7–415,000[12]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 Colorado State Rams Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/colorado-state/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  2. "2018 Colorado State Football Media Guide". Colorado State University. 2018. pp. 162, 169. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/csurams.com/documents/2018/7/18/G_2018.pdf. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  3. "A&M Takes Win". Reno Evening Gazette: p. 8. September 20, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28360352/am_takes_win/.
  4. "Drake's Late Rally Falls Short, 23-19". The Des Moines Register: pp. 9, 11. September 27, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28359287/drakes_late_rally_falls_short_2319/.
  5. "Utah Farmers Down Colorado A. and M. College, 26-13, Turn Fumbles To Touchdowns". The Ogden Standard-Examiner: p. 15. October 5, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28359549/utah_farmers_down_colorado_a_and_m/.
  6. "Coloags Tie Denver: Frank Makes Runs Of 68, 93 Yards". Salt Lake Tribune: p. 6B. October 12, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28359693/coloags_tie_denver_frank_makes_runs_of/.
  7. "Coloags Whip C.C., 28-7". Salt Lake Tribune: p. B5. October 19, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28359822/coloags_whip_cc_287/.
  8. "Colorado Tips Coloags, 14-7". The Salt Lake Tribune: p. 4B. October 26, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/26423826/colorado_tips_coloags_147/.
  9. "Utes Clinch Big Seven Title With 19 to 0 Victory Over Stubborn Colorado A. and M.". The Ogden Standard-Examiner: p. 14. November 9, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28359969/utes_clinch_big_seven_title_with_19_to/.
  10. "Cowboys Bow to Colorado in 9-7 Tilt: Last Second Field Goal Is Colorado Margin Of Victory Over Fumble-Happy Cougars". The Sunday Herald: p. 10. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28330804/cowboys_bow_to_colorado_in_97_tilt/.
  11. "Colorado Tips Wyoming by Score of 21 to 6". The Ogdent (Utah) Standard-Examiner: p. 2B. November 23, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/26423894/colorado_tips_wyoming_by_score_of_21_to/.
  12. "Strong Grizzlies Rout Rams, 41-7". The Daily Missoulian: p. 5. November 28, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28360141/strong_grizzlies_rout_rams_417/.
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