1947 Penn Quakers football team

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1947 Penn Quakers football
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 7
1947 record 7–0–1
Head coach George Munger (10th season)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Captain Jerry McCarthy
Captain Bill Luongo
Home stadium Franklin Field
(Capacity: 78,000)
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame         9 0 0
Pepperdine         9 0 0
No. 4 Penn State         9 0 1
No. 7 Penn         7 0 1
Rutgers         8 1 0
Toledo         9 2 0
No. 11 Army         5 2 2
No. 20 Columbia         7 2 0
Michigan State         7 2 0
Nevada         7 2 0
Marshall         9 3 0
San Francisco         7 3 0
Virginia         7 3 0
Yale         6 3 0
Villanova         6 3 1
Detroit         6 4 0
West Virginia         6 4 0
Boston University         5 3 0
Princeton         5 3 0
Boston College         5 4 0
Western Michigan         5 4 0
Santa Clara         4 4 0
Dartmouth         4 4 1
Cal Poly San Dimas         4 4 1
Holy Cross         4 4 2
Harvard         4 5 0
Cornell         4 5 0
Marquette         4 5 0
Montana State         4 5 0
Georgetown         3 4 1
Syracuse         3 6 0
Loyola (CA)         3 7 0
Saint Mary's         3 7 0
NYU         2 5 1
Central Michigan         2 5 1
Temple         2 6 0
Miami (FL)         2 7 0
Duquesne         2 8 0
Michigan State Normal         1 6 0
Fordham         1 6 1
Portland         1 7 0
Navy         1 7 1
Pittsburgh         1 8 0
Drexel         0 8 0
Florida State         0 5 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1947 college football season. In their tenth season under Hall of Fame head coach George Munger, the Quakers compiled a 7–0–1 record, outscoring all opponents by a combined total of 219 to 35.[1][2] The team's lone setback was a 7–7 tie with Army, even though Penn was heavily favored.[citation needed] The team ended up ranked No.7. No fewer than three players on the 1947 team were elected to the College Football Hall of Fame: center/linebacker Chuck Bednarik, tackle George Savitsky, and halfback Skip Minisi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pennsylvani Yearly Results (1945–1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1947 Penn Quakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015.