1947 Utah Utes football
MSC champion
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1947 record8–1–1 (6–0 MSC)
Head coachIke Armstrong (23rd season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium
← 1946
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The 1947 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1947 college football season.


September 27Oregon State*W 7–622,175[1]
October 4Hawaii*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
W 35–0
October 11BYU
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
W 28–6
October 18Denverdagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
W 13–7
October 25at WyomingW 26–7
November 1at ColoradoW 13–722,000[2]
November 8Colorado A&M
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
W 19–011,181[3]
November 15vs. IdahoNo. 18L 6–138,000[4]
November 27Utah State
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
W 40–14
December 6at Arizona*T 20–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


After the seasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Utah had three players selected in the 1948 NFL Draft.[7]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Barney Hafen Defensive End 19 167 Detroit Lions
Frank Nelson Back 20 179 Boston Yanks
Tally Stevens End 22 202 Pittsburgh Steelers


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