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1947 Rutgers Queensmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1947 record8–1
Head coachHarvey Harman (6th season)
Home stadiumRutgers 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 Rutgers Queensmen football team represented Rutgers University in the 1947 college football season. In their sixth season under head coach Harvey Harman, the Queensmen compiled an 8–1 record and outscored their opponents 262 to 99. The team lost its opening game against Columbia before winning eight consecutive games, including a 31-7 victory over Harvard.[1][2]

Frank R. Burns starred for the team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at ColumbiaL 28–4023,000[3]
October 4Western ReserveW 21–6[4]
October 11Princeton
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ (rivalry)
W 13–730,426[5]
October 18Fordham
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ
W 36–610,000[6]
October 25Lehighdagger
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ
W 46–1312,000[7]
November 1at HarvardW 31–715,000[8]
November 8at LafayetteW 20–011,000[9]
November 15NYU
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, NJ
W 40–014,000[10]
November 27at BrownW 27–2016,000[11]
  • daggerHomecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/rutgers/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  2. "Rutgers Yearly Results (1945-1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/r/rutgers/1955-1959_yearly_results.php. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  3. Hy Turkin (September 28, 1947). "Lions Win, 40-28, After Rugged Rutgers Rally". The Daily News (New York City): p. C41. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28222540/lions_win_4028_after_rugged_rutgers/.
  4. Joe Burns (October 5, 1947). "Western Reserve Loses to Rutgers". The Sunday Times: pp. 1, 25. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28222354/western_reserve_loses_to_rutgers/.
  5. "Rutgers Tames Princeton, 13-7, Before Record Stadium Crowd". The Sunday Times (New Brunswick, NJ): pp. 1, 22. October 12, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28212253/rutgers_tames_princeton_137_before/.
  6. Joe Burns (October 19, 1947). "Stubborn Fordham Gridders Beaten by Rutgers, 36-6". The Sunday Times (New Brunswick, NJ): p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28222104/stubborn_fordham_gridders_beaten_by/.
  7. Joe Burns (October 26, 1947). "Rutgers Trounces Lehigh, 46-13". The Sunday Times (New Brunswick, NJ): p. 12. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28221958/rutgers_trounces_lehigh_4613/.
  8. Vern Miller (November 2, 1947). "Harvard Collapses, Superior Rutgers Rolls to 31-7 Triumph". The Boston Globe: pp. 29, 31. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28207206/harvard_collapses_superior_rutgers/.
  9. Joe Burns (November 9, 1947). "Last Period Surge Wins For Rutgers". The Sunday Times (New Brunswick, NJ): pp. 1, 20. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28221670/last_period_surge_wins_for_rutgers/.
  10. "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/.
  11. "Rutgers Defeats Brown, 27-20". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 38. November 28, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28219859/rutgers_defeats_brown_2720/.
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