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1947 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 17
1947 record5–3–1 (3–2–1 SoCon)
Head coachBeattie Feathers (4th season)
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
William & Mary 7 1 0     9 2 0
North Carolina 4 1 0     8 2 0
South Carolina 4 1 1     6 2 1
Duke 3 1 1     4 3 2
Washington & Lee 3 2 0     5 5 0
Maryland 3 2 1     7 2 2
NC State 3 2 1     5 3 1
Virginia Tech 4 3 0     4 5 0
Davidson 3 3 1     6 3 1
Wake Forest 3 4 0     6 4 0
VMI 2 3 1     3 5 1
Clemson 1 3 0     4 5 0
The Citadel 1 4 0     3 5 0
Furman 1 4 0     2 7 0
Richmond 1 5 0     3 7 0
George Washington 0 4 9     1 7 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 NC State Wolfpack football team was an American football team that represented North Carolina State University as a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon) during the 1947 college football season. In its fourth season under head coach Beattie Feathers, the team compiled a 5–3–1 record (3–2–1 against SoCon opponents), outscored opponents by a total of 92 to 57, and was ranked No. 17 in the final AP Poll.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at Duke
L 0–738,000[2]
October 4vs. DavidsonCharlotte, NCW 14–0[3]
October 11ClemsonW 18–020,000[4]
October 18FloridaNo. 18
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 6–718,000[5]
November 1Chattanooga
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 21–0[6]
November 8at No. 18 North CarolinaL 6–4140,000[7]
November 15Wake Forest
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 20–020,000[8]
November 22at No. 16 VirginiaW 7–2[9]
November 29at MarylandT 0–014,000[10]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 North Carolina State Wolfpack Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/north-carolina-state/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  2. "Duke Wins Revenge By Edging State, 7-0". Asheville Citizen-Times: p. D1. September 28, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28395568/duke_wins_revenge_by_edging_state_70/.
  3. "Wolfpack Edges Out Davidson by 14-0 Count". Ashville Citizen-Times: p. D2. October 5, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28363961/wolfpack_edges_out_davidson_by_140/.
  4. Bob Bradley (October 12, 1947). "20,000 Watch N.C. State Turn Back Clemson Eleven, 18-0". The Greenville News: p. Sports 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28309955/20000_watch_nc_state_turn_back/.
  5. "Florida Scores 7-6 Upset Over Highly Favored State". Asheville Citizen-Times: p. D2. October 19, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28402624/florida_scores_76_upset_over_highly/.
  6. "Palmer Pushes State To Win By 21-0 Count". Ashville Citizen-Times: p. D2. November 2, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28356407/palmer_pushes_state_to_win_by_210_count/.
  7. "Powerful Tar Heels Slaughter Wolfpack, 41-6". The Daily Tar Heel: p. 1. November 9, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28402731/powerful_tar_heels_slaughter_wolfpack/.
  8. Noel Yancy (November 16, 1947). "UNC and State Roll To Victories: Demon Deacs Bow, 20-0; Justice Rambles Again". Asheville Citizen-Times: p. D1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28402890/unc_and_state_roll_to_victories_demon/.
  9. "Fumble Sets Up Score As N.C. State Tops Virginia, 7-2: Defeat Ends Cavaliers' High Hopes". The Staunton News-Leader: p. 7. November 23, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28402963/fumble_sets_up_score_as_nc_state_tops/.
  10. "Maryland and North Carolina Play To 0-0 Tie". The Baltimore Sun: p. Sports 1. November 30, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28403028/maryland_and_north_carolina_play_to_00/.
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