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1947 Oregon State Beavers football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1947 record5–5 (3–4 PCC)
Head coachLon Stiner (13th season)
Home stadiumBell Field
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 USC 6 0 0     7 2 1
#15 California 5 1 0     9 1 0
Oregon 5 1 0     7 3 0
UCLA 4 2 0     5 4 0
Montana 2 1 0     7 4 0
Oregon State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Washington 2 5 0     3 6 0
Washington State 2 5 0     3 7 0
Idaho 1 4 0     4 4 0
Stanford 0 7 0     0 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Oregon State Beavers football team was an American football team that represented Oregon State University in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1947 college football season. In its 13th season under head coach Lon Stiner, the team compiled a 5–5 record (3–4 against PCC opponents), finished in sixth place in the PCC, and outscored their opponents by a total of 171 to 136.[1] The team played its home games at Bell Field in Corvallis, Oregon.

No Oregon State players were named to the 1947 All-Pacific Coast football team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at Utah*L 6–722,175[2]
October 4at WashingtonW 14–739,000[3]
October 11IdahoW 33–610,000[4]
October 18at No. 11 USCL 6–4861,301[5]
October 25Portland*
  • Bell Field
  • Corvallis, OR
W 46–0[6]
November 1at StanfordW 13–79,000[7]
November 8UCLAL 7–2730,870[8]
November 15Washington State
  • Bell Field
  • Corvallis, OR
L 13–1412,400[9]
November 22at OregonL 6–1420,000[10]
November 29at Nebraska*W 27–620,000[11]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 Oregon State Beavers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oregon-state/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. "Underdog Utah Downs OSC, 7-6". The Salt Lake Tribune: pp. A1, B6. September 28, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28100017/underdog_utah_downs_osc_76/.
  3. "Beavers Top Huskies, 14-7". The Statesman (Salem, Oregon): p. 18. October 5, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28100247/beavers_top_huskies_147/.
  4. "OSC drops Vandals 33-6". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 8. October 12, 1947. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ZbFeAAAAIBAJ&sjid=1i8MAAAAIBAJ&pg=2181%2C897320.
  5. Braven Dyer (October 19, 1947). "Trojans Trounce Beavers, 48-6". Los Angeles Times: p. 11. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28100436/trojans_trounce_beavers_486/.
  6. "Staters Rout Pilots, 46-0". The Statesman (Salem, Oregon): p. 12. October 26, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28100710/staters_rout_pilots_460/.
  7. Harry Borba (November 2, 1947). "Beavers Sneak Past Battling Indians, 13-7". The San Francisco Examiner: pp. 21, 24. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28101001/beavers_sneak_past_battling_indians/.
  8. "Bruins Batter Beavers, 27 to 7". Eugene Register-Guard: p. 22. November 9, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28101151/bruins_batter_beavers_27_to_7/.
  9. "Cougars Clip State, 14-13". Eugene Register-Guard: p. 22. November 16, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28101335/cougars_clip_state_1413/.
  10. "Oregon Ends Great Season, 14-6: Big Victory Gives a Tie for Second". Eugene Register-Guard: pp. 1, 22. November 23, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28097639/oregon_ends_great_season_146_big/.
  11. Norris Anderson (November 30, 1947). "Beavers Overhwhelm Cornhuskers 27-6". Sunday Journal and Star: p. 1B, 4B. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28099060/beavers_overhwhelm_cornhuskers_276/.
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