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1947 Denver Pioneers football
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1947 record5–4–1 (3–2–1 MSC)
Head coachCac Hubbard (7th season)
Home stadiumDenver Stadium
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
Template:1947 MSC football standings

The 1947 Denver Pioneers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Denver in the Mountain States Conference (MSC) during the 1947 college football season. In its seventh and final season under head coach Cac Hubbard, the team compiled a 5–4–1 record (3–2–1 against MSC opponents), finished second in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 153 to 138.[1] The team played its home games at Denver Stadium in Denver.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26Kansas*L 0–928,000[2]
October 4Oklahoma A&M*
  • Denver Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 26–14[3]
October 11Colorado A&M
  • Denver Stadium
  • Denver, CO
T 13–1311,200[4]
October 18at UtahSalt Lake City, UTL 7–1321,248[5]
October 25Texas Tech*
  • Denver Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 7–3617,947[6]
November 1BYU
  • Denver Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 20–6[7]
November 8Wyoming
  • Denver Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 27–7[8]
November 15at Utah StateLogan, UTL 0–20[9]
November 27Colorado
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 26–2028,000[10]
December 13at Hawaii*W 27–0> 5,000[11]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 Denver Pioneers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/denver/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  2. "One Scoring Punch: Kansas Dumps Denver, 9-0, on Second-Period Splurge". The Des Moines Register: p. 11. September 27, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28159609/one_scoring_punch_kansas_dumps_denver/.
  3. "Denver Trips Oklags, 26-14". The Salt Lake Tribune: p. B9. October 5, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28365505/denver_trips_oklags_2614/.
  4. "Denver, Rams, Battle to Tie On Wet Field". The Ogden Standard-Examiner: p. 3B. October 12, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28365597/denver_rams_battle_to_tie_on_wet_field/.
  5. "'U' Defeats Pioneers, 13-7". The Salt Lake Tribune: pp. B4, B7. October 19, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28365676/utes_triumph_u_defeats_pioneers_137/.
  6. Joe Kelly (October 26, 1947). "Raiders Surge From Behind To Overpower Denver, 36-7". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: p. 10. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28153700/raiders_surge_from_behind_to_overpower/.
  7. "Denver Blasts BYU By 20-6 Score: Pioneer Line Throttles BYU Passing Attack As Denver Hits Victory Trail Again". The Sunday Herald (Provo, Utah): p. 10. November 2, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28331286/denver_blasts_byu_by_206_score/.
  8. Ben Funk (November 9, 1947). "Pioneers Puncture Cowboys' Defenses for 27-7 Victory". The Casper Tribune-Herald: p. 8. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28365774/pioneers_puncture_cowboys_defenses_for/.
  9. "Utah State Blanks Denver, Scoring Three Touchdowns In First Half to Tally 20-0". The Ogden Standard-Examiner: p. 16. November 16, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28365874/utah_state_blanks_denver_scoring_three/.
  10. "Denver Wins Last Go With Colorado". The Montana Standard: p. 8. November 28, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28358590/denver_wins_last_go_with_colorado/.
  11. Andrew Mitsukado (December 14, 1947). "Denver Trounces Rainbows, 27-0". The Honolulu Advertiser: p. II-14. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28163853/denver_trounces_rainbows_270/.
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