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1948 Kentucky Wildcats football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1948 record5–3–2 (1–3–1 SEC)
Head coachBear Bryant (3rd season)
CaptainGeorge Blanda
Home stadiumMcLean Stadium
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Georgia 6 0 0     9 2 0
#15 Ole Miss 6 1 0     8 1 0
#13 Tulane 5 1 0     9 1 0
#12 Vanderbilt 4 2 1     8 2 1
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     7 3 0
Alabama 4 4 1     6 4 1
Mississippi State 3 3 0     4 4 1
Tennessee 2 3 1     4 4 2
Kentucky 1 3 1     5 3 2
Florida 1 5 0     5 5 0
LSU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Auburn 0 7 0     1 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1948 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the 1948 college football season. The Wildcats' were led by head coach Bear Bryant in his third season and finished the season with a record of five wins, three losses and one tie (5–3–2 overall, 1–3–1 in the SEC).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25Xavier*W 48–7
October 2Ole Miss
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, Kentucky
L 7–20
October 9at GeorgiaL 12–35
October 16Vanderbilt
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, Kentucky (Rivalry)
L 7–26
October 23at Marquette*W 25–0
October 30at Cincinnati*W 28–7
November 6Villanova*
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, Kentucky
T 13–13
November 13Florida
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, Kentucky
W 34–15
November 20at TennesseeT 0–0
November 26at Miami*W 25–5
  • *Non-conference game
  • Source: 1948 Kentucky football schedule[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1948 Kentucky Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kentucky/1948-schedule.html. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
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