1947 Washington Huskies football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1947 record3–6 (2–5 PCC)
Head coachRalph Welch (6th season)
CaptainGail Bruce
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
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 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington as a member of the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1947 college football season. In its sixth season under head coach Ralph Welch, the team compiled a 3–6 record (2–5 against PCC opponents), finished seventh in the PCC, and was outscored by a total of 99 to 98.[1] Gail Bruce was the team captain.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at Minnesota*L 6–743,377[2]
October 4Oregon StateL 7–1439,000[3]
October 11Saint Mary's (CA)*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 26–639,000[4]
October 18vs. OregonL 0–624,588[5]
October 25Stanford
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 25–032,000[6]
November 1No. 5 USC
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 0–1932,000[7]
November 8at CaliforniaNo. 12L 7–1350,000[8]
November 15at UCLAL 7–3443,777[9]
November 22Washington State
W 20–031,500[10]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Washington Yearly Results (1945-1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/w/washington/1945-1949_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  2. Charles Johnson (September 28, 1947). "Gophers Nip Washington, 7-6; Bailey Boots Winning Point". Minneapolis Sunday Tribune: pp. Sports 1-2. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28455109/gophers_nip_washington_76_bailey/.
  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. Alan Ward (October 12, 1947). "Huskies Maul Gaels, 26 to 6: Moragans Outplayed by Ralph Welch Eleven". Oakland Tribune: p. 25. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/23294583/huskies_maul_gaels_26_to_6_moragans/.
  5. "Oregon Is Great! 6-0 Over Huskies". Eugene Register-Guard: pp. 1, 22. October 19, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28095835/oregon_is_great_60_over_huskies/.
  6. Bill Dunbar (October 26, 1947). "Washington Tramples on Stanford". Oakland Tribune: pp. 24, 27. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28455327/washington_tramples_on_stanford/.
  7. Braven Dyer (November 2, 1947). "Trojans Overpower Huskies for 19-0 Win". Los Angeles Times: pp. 10-11. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28458871/trojans_overpower_huskies_for_190_win/.
  8. Emmons Byrne (November 9, 1947). "Listless Bears Take Huskies, 13-7: 45,000 See Cripple Cal Grab Another". Oakland Tribune: p. 24. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28459092/listless_bears_take_huskies_137/.
  9. Al Wolf (November 16, 1947). "Bruins Roll Over Washington, 34-7". Los Angeles Times: p. II-5. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28459293/bruins_roll_over_washington_347/.
  10. "Washington Tops Cougars, 20–0, in Schedule Windup". Nevada State Journal: p. 8. November 23, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/7860522/washington_tops_cougars_200_in/.
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