1948 Denver Pioneers football
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1948 record4–5–1 (2–2 MSC)
Head coachJohnny Baker (1st season)
Home stadiumDU Stadium
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Template:1948 MSC football standings

The 1948 Denver Pioneers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Denver in the Mountain States Conference (MSC) during the 1948 college football season. In its first season under head coach Johnny Baker, the team compiled a 4–5–1 record (2–2 against MSC opponents), finished third in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 174 to 166.[1]


September 18Colorado Mines*W 33–0
September 24Kansas*
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 0–40
October 2at Oklahoma A&M*L 7–27
October 9Colorado A&M
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 10–14
October 16Utah
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 0–17
October 23Saint Mary's*
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 22–33
October 30at Georgetown*Washington, D.C.T 10–10
November 6Detroit*
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 30–27
November 13Utah State
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 41–6
November 27Wyoming
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 13–0
  • *Non-conference game


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