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1947 Dartmouth Indians football
ConferenceIndependent
1947 record4–4–1
Head coachTuss McLaughry (5th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Field
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Eastern college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Penn State         9 0 1
No. 7 Penn         7 0 1
Muhlenberg         9 1 0
Rutgers         8 1 0
No. 20 Columbia         7 2 0
No. 11 Army         5 2 2
Lafayette         6 3 0
Yale         6 3 0
Villanova         6 3 1
Boston University         5 3 0
Princeton         5 3 0
Boston College         5 4 0
Lehigh         5 4 0
Delaware         4 4 0
Brown         4 4 1
Dartmouth         4 4 1
Holy Cross         4 4 2
Harvard         4 5 0
Cornell         4 5 0
Syracuse         3 6 0
NYU         2 5 1
Temple         2 6 0
Duquesne         2 8 0
Colgate         1 5 2
Fordham         1 6 1
Pittsburgh         1 8 0
Drexel         0 8 0

The 1947 Dartmouth Indians football team represented Dartmouth College during the 1947 college football season. In its fifth season under head coach Tuss McLaughry, the team compiled a 4–4–1 record and was outscored by a total of 127 to 102.[1] The team played its home games at Memorial Field in Hanover, New Hampshire.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at Holy CrossT 0–0[2]
October 4at SyracuseW 28–718,000[3]
October 11 No. 7 PennL 0–3212,000[4]
October 18Brown
  • Memorial Field
  • Hanover, NH
W 13–1010,000[5]
October 25at HarvardW 14–13[6]
November 1at YaleL 14–2363,000[7]
November 8at No. 17 ColumbiaL 0–1510,000[8]
November 15Cornell
  • Memorial Field
  • Hanover, NH
W 21–13[9]
November 22at PrincetonL 12–1426,000[10]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 Dartmouth Big Green Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/dartmouth/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  2. Jerry Nason (September 28, 1947). "Holy Cross Halted Thrice Inside Five, Green Never Threatens in 0-0 Draw". The Boston Globe: p. 27. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28215516/holy_cross_halted_thrice_inside_five/.
  3. "Indians Wallop Syracuse: Dartmouth Wins by 28-7". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 3D. October 5, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28215336/indians_wallop_syracuse/.
  4. Art Morrow (October 12, 1947). "Penn's Fourth-Period Drives Crush Dartmouth Eleven, 32-0". The Philadelphia Inquirer: pp. 1S, 2S. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/7864876/the_philadelphia_inquirer/.
  5. "Dartmouth Nips Brown With Tally in Last 11 Seconds Of Game, 13-10". Hartford Courant: p. 6C. October 19, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28214981/dartmouth_nips_brown_with_tally_in_last/.
  6. Jerry Nason (October 26, 1947). "Dartmouth Trips Harvard, 14-13". The Boston Globe: pp. 27, 32. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28207319/dartmouth_trips_harvard_1413/.
  7. Hy Turkin (November 2, 1947). "Elis Top Dartmouth, 23-14". The Daily News (New York City): p. C41. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28214800/elis_top_dartmouth_2314/.
  8. "Columbia Beats Dartmouth, 15-0". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 2S. November 9, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28214612/columbia_beats_dartmouth_150/.
  9. "Cornell Loses To Dartmouth". The Baltimore Sun: p. Sports 2. November 16, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28214485/cornell_loses_to_dartmouth/.
  10. Jack Woliston (November 23, 1947). "Princeton Edges Dartmouth, 14-12". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 33. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28210799/princeton_edges_dartmouth_1412/.
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