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1947 LSU Tigers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1947 record5–3–1 (2–3–1 SEC)
Head coachBernie Moore (13th season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Ole Miss 6 1 0     9 2 0
#10 Georgia Tech 4 1 0     10 1 0
#6 Alabama 5 2 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 3 3 0     7 4 1
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 4 0
Tulane 2 3 2     2 5 2
LSU 2 3 1     5 3 1
Kentucky 2 3 0     8 3 0
Tennessee 2 3 0     5 5 0
Auburn 1 5 0     2 7 0
Florida 0 3 1     4 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) in the 1947 college football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27Rice*W 21–1446,000[1]
October 4at GeorgiaL 19–3545,000[2]
October 11Texas A&M*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 19–1335,000[3]
October 17at Boston CollegeW 14–1336,423[4]
October 26No. 19 VanderbiltdaggerNo. 18
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 19–1342,000[5]
November 1Ole MissNo. 17
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 18–2046,000[6]
November 15Mississippi State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 21–640,000[7]
November 22at No. 8 AlabamaL 12–4125,000
November 30at TulaneT 6–6
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Leroy Simms (September 28, 1947). "L.S.U. Fights Off Stiff Rice Opposition To Win, 21-14". Monroe Morning World: p. 8. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28623858/lsu_fights_off_stiff_rice_opposition/.
  2. "Georgia Upsets LSU's Hopes; Dominates Game, Wins 35-19". Daily World (Opelousas, Louisiana): p. 5. October 5, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28582107/georgia_upsets_lsus_hopes_dominates/.
  3. Kris Kreeger (October 12, 1947). "Bumbling LSU Pulls Itself Together In Final Period To Beat Texans, 19-13". The Shreveport Times: p. 34. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28629222/bumbling_lsu_pulls_itself_together_in/.
  4. Jerry Nason (October 18, 1947). "L.S.U. Triumphs, 14-13, as B. C. Surge Falls Short". The Boston Globe: pp. 1, 4. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28632795/lsu_triumphs_1413_as_b_c_surge/.
  5. Raymond Johnson (October 26, 1947). "Bengals Squeeze Past Commodores 19 To 13: Davidson Shines As VU Displays Great Offense". The Nashville Tennessean: pp. 1C, 4C. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28602710/bengals_squeeze_past_commodores_19_to/.
  6. F. M. Williams (November 2, 1947). "Conerly Throws Tigers for Loss". The Atlanta Constitution: pp. 17C, 18C. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28563155/conerly_throws_tigers_for_loss/.
  7. "L.S.U. Win Over Maroons Scrambles Race". Monroe Morning World: pp. 10, 14. November 16, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28584654/lsu_win_over_maroons_scrambles_race/.
  8. "2013 LSU Football Media Guide". p. 153. http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=5200&ATCLID=208647460&SPID=2164&SPSID=27815. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
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