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1947 Yale Bulldogs football
ConferenceIndependent
1947 record6–3
Head coachHoward Odell (6th season)
Home stadiumYale Bowl
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 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1947 college football season. The Bulldogs were led by sixth year head coach Howard Odell, played their home games at the Yale Bowl and finished the season with a 6–3 record.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27Merchant MarineW 34–1318,000[3]
October 4Cornell
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 14–050,000[4]
October 11at No. 11 ColumbiaNo. 14W 17–735,000[5]
October 18WisconsinNo. 12
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 0–965,000[6]
October 25Springfield
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 49–015,000[7]
November 1Dartmouth
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 23–1463,000[8]
November 8BrownNo. 20
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 14–2015,000[9]
November 15PrincetonL 0–1750,000[10]
November 22Harvard
W 31–2170,896[11]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1947 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/yale/1947-schedule.html. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  2. "Yale Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/y/yale/1945-1949_yearly_results.php. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  3. Bill Lee (September 28, 1947). "Nadherny's Play Enables Yale To Win". The Hartford Courant: p. IV-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27990359/nadhernys_play_enables_yale_to_win/.
  4. Frank Keyes (October 5, 1947). "Elis Down Cornell, 14-0 On Sustained Advances". The Hartford Courant: p. IV-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28226200/elis_down_cornell_140_on_sustained/.
  5. "Eli Overpower Lions With Air Attack, 17-7". The Daily News (New York City): p. 103. October 12, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27938593/eli_overpower_lions_with_air_attack/.
  6. Bill Lee (October 19, 1947). "Wisconsin Overcomes Yale In Bitterly Contested Game Before 65,000, By 9-0 Score". Hartford Courant: pp. IV-1, IV-5. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28438805/wisconsin_overcomes_yale_in_bitterly/.
  7. "Yale Wallops Springfield By 49-0 Score". The Hartford Courant: p. IV-1. October 26, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28249134/yale_wallops_springfield_by_490_score/.
  8. Hy Turkin (November 2, 1947). "Elis Top Dartmouth, 23-14". The Daily News (New York City): p. C41. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28214800/elis_top_dartmouth_2314/.
  9. Roger Dover (November 9, 1947). "Surprising Brown Eleven Upsets Yale By 20 To 14". The Hartford Courant: p. IV-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28220049/surprising_brown_eleven_upsets_yale_by/.
  10. Mort Berry (November 16, 1947). "Yale Beaten By Princeton". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 33. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28210608/yale_beaten_by_princeton/.
  11. Vern Miller (November 23, 1947). "Yale Power Quells Fiery Crimson, 31-21". The Boston Globe: pp. 27, 30. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28206876/yale_power_quells_fiery_crimson_3121/.
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