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1947 Georgetown Hoyas football
ConferenceIndependent
1947 record3–4–1
Head coachJack Hagerty (16th season)
Home stadiumGriffith Stadium
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Southern college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Marshall         9 3 0
Virginia         7 3 0
West Virginia         6 4 0
Georgetown         3 4 1
Chattanooga         4 6 0
Miami (FL)         2 7 0
Navy         1 7 1
Florida State         0 5 0

The 1947 Georgetown Hoyas football team was an American football team that represented Georgetown University during the 1947 college football season. In its 16th season under head coach Jack Hagerty, the team compiled a 3–4–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 95 to 70.[1] The team played its home games at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at Wake ForestL 0–612,000[2]
October 3FordhamW 40–712,500[3]
October 10at Saint Louis
L 0–169,796[4]
October 18at TulsaW 12–09,616[5]
October 24NYUdagger
  • Griffith Stadium
  • Washington, D.C.
W 25–09,564[6]
November 1at Boston CollegeL 6–2721,009[7]
November 14at Villanova
L 12–1415,000[8]
November 22George Washington
  • Griffith Stadium
  • Washington, D.C.
T 0–011,000[9]
  • daggerHomecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 Georgetown Hoyas Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/georgetown/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  2. "Demon Deacons Plaster Hoyas For 6 To 0 Win". Ashville Citizen-Times: p. D2. September 28, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28371951/demon_deacons_plaster_hoyas_for_6_to_0/.
  3. "Georgetown Leading Fordham at Capital". The Daily News (New York City): p. 26. October 4, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28372185/georgetown_leading_fordham_at_capital/.
  4. "Billikens Beat Georgetown, 16 to 0". St. Louis Post-Dispatch: p. 7A. October 11, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28372401/billikens_beat_georgetown_16_to_0/.
  5. "Hoyas Pin Hurricane, 12-0: Passes Give Georgetown Two Scores In Second Period; Tulsa Kept on Heels". The Daily Oklahoman: p. 1B. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28372613/hoyas_pin_hurricane_120_passes_give/.
  6. "Georgetown Rips NYU 25-0, On Power Plays". The Daily News (New York City): p. 25. October 25, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28372748/georgetown_rips_nyu_250_on_power_plays/.
  7. "Clasby Pilots Boston College Over Georgetown, 27-6". The Boston Globe: p. 29. November 2, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28372866/clasby_pilots_boston_college_over/.
  8. Mort Berry (November 15, 1947). "Villanova Turns Back Georgetown, 14-12". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 16. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28373020/villanova_turns_back_georgetown_1412/.
  9. "Geo. Washington Ties Georgetown". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. S3. November 23, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28373157/geo_washington_ties_georgetown/.

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