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1947 NYU Violets football
ConferenceIndependent
1947 record2–5–1
Head coachEdward Mylin (1st season)
Home stadiumPolo Grounds, Yankee Stadium
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 NYU Violets football team was an American football team that represented New York University as an independent durin the 1947 college football season. In its first season under head coach Edward Mylin, the team compiled a 2–5–1 record and was outscored by a total of 194 to 65.[1] The team played its home games at the Polo Grounds in Upper Manhattan and Yankee Stadium in The Bronx.

Coach Mylin was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at TempleL 7–3218,000[2]
October 4vs. [[{{{school}}}|Brooklyn]]W 19–015,000[3]
October 11at Boston UniversityL 7–387,000[4]
October 18West Virginia
L 0–408,000[5]
October 24at GeorgetownL 0–259,564[6]
November 11Bucknell
  • Yankee Stadium
  • New York, NY
W 19–65,000[7]
November 15at RutgersL 0–4014,000[8]
November 29vs. Fordham
  • Polo Grounds
  • New York, NY
T 13–1327,000[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 New York University Violets Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/new-york-university/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  2. "Temple Scores Over NYU, 32-7, As Slosburg Tallies Three Times". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 14. September 27, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28005247/temple_scores_over_nyu_327_as/.
  3. "NYU Wins Over Kingsmen, 19-0". The Daily News (New York City): p. 103. October 5, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28404370/nyu_wins_over_kingsmen_190/.
  4. Bob Holbrook (October 12, 1947). "B.U. Tests Squad Depth Outclassing NYU 38-7". The Boston Globe: p. 29. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28281850/bu_tests_squad_depth_outclassing_nyu/.
  5. Hy Turkin (October 19, 1947). "W. Va. Passes, End Runs Top Violets, 40-0". The Daily News (New York City): p. 101. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28404344/w_va_passes_end_runs_top_violets/.
  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. Hy Turkin (November 12, 1947). "NYU Tops Bisons, 19-6; Millman Runs 100 Yards". The Daily News (New York City): p. 75. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28020981/nyu_tops_bisons_196_millman_runs_100/.
  8. "Rutgers Downs Violets, 40-0". The Daily News (New York City): p. 102. November 16, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28221799/rutgers_downs_violets_400/.
  9. Joe Trimble (November 30, 1947). "Blocked Kick Gives NYU 13-13 Tie With Fordham". The Daily News (New York City): p. 89. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28020864/blocked_kick_gives_nyu_1313_tie_with/.

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