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1947 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1947 record3–6
Head coachReaves Baysinger (1st season)
CaptainLaurence Ellis
Home stadiumArchbold 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 Syracuse Orangemen football team was an American football team that represented Syracuse University as an independent during the 1947 college football season. In its first season under head coach Reaves Baysinger, the team compiled a 3–6 record and was outscored by at total of 167 to 77.[1] Laurence Ellis was the team captain.[2] The team played its home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26[[{{{school}}}|Niagara]]W 14–725,000[3]
October 4Dartmouth
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 7–2818,000[4]
October 11Temple
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 28–1220,000[5]
October 18at No. 9 Penn StateL 0–4020,000[6]
October 25Holy Cross
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 0–2620,000[7]
November 1at LafayetteL 7–1410,000[8]
November 8at CornellL 6–1227,000[9]
November 15Colgate
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (rivalry)
W 7–036,000[10]
November 22at No. 19 ColumbiaL 8–2822,000[11]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/syracuse/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  2. 2017 Syracuse Football Media Guide. pg. 147.
  3. "Syracuse Bests Niagara". The Ithaca Journal: p. 8. September 27, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28668612/syracuse_beats_niagara/.
  4. "Indians Wallop Syracuse: Dartmouth Wins by 28-7". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 3D. October 5, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28215336/indians_wallop_syracuse/.
  5. "Syracuse Topples Temple: Orangemen Rally for 28-12 Upset". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 5D. October 12, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28005785/syracuse_topples_temple_orangemen/.
  6. "Penn State Routs Syracuse In Last Three Quarters". The Pittsburgh Press: p. 30. October 19, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28447212/penn_state_routs_syracuse_in_last_three/.
  7. "Holy Cross Chews Orange". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 2D. October 26, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28229102/holy_cross_chews_orange/.
  8. "Lafayette Upsets Dope by Turning in 14 to 7 Win At Expense of Syracuse". Sunday Call-Chronicle (Allentown, PA): p. 22. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28388373/lafayette_upsets_dope_by_turning_in_14/.
  9. "Holland Sparks Cornell To 12-6 Win". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 2D. November 9, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28225417/holland_sparks_cornell_to_126_win/.
  10. "Syracuse Wins, 7 to 0". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 1D. November 16, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28228005/syracuse_wins_7_to_0/.
  11. "Columbia Trims Syracuse, 28-8, In Wild Battle". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 25. November 23, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27938474/columbia_trims_syracuse_288_in_wild/.
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