1947 San Diego State Aztecs football team

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1947 San Diego State Aztecs football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1947 record 7–3–1 (2–2–1 CCAA)
Head coach Bill Schutte (1st season)
Home stadium Aztec Bowl
Balboa Stadium
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Pacific $ 5 0 0     10 1 0
San Jose State 3 2 0     9 3 0
Fresno State 2 1 2     3 6 2
San Diego State 2 2 1     7 3 1
Santa Barbara 1 3 1     4 3 1
Cal Poly 0 5 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State College[note 1] during the 1947 college football season.

San Diego State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The team was led by first-year head coach Bill Schutte, and played home games at both Aztec Bowl and Balboa Stadium. They finished the season with seven wins, three losses and one tie (7–3–1, 2–2–1 CCAA). Overall, the team outscored its opponents 191–156 for the season. At the end of the season, the Aztecs were chosen to play in the 1948 Harbor Bowl against the Hardin–Simmons Cowboys. The game was played at Balboa Stadium in San Diego, California on January 1, 1948. The Aztecs were beaten 0–53 in the game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 19 at Utah State[note 2]* Cougar Stadium[note 3]Provo, Utah W 24–19   12,000[1]
October 4 Cal Poly Aztec BowlSan Diego W 56–13   11,000[2]
October 11 at Pacific (CA)[note 4] Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California L 0–13   8,000[3]
October 18 Occidental* Aztec Bowl • San Diego W 14–0   8,000[4]
October 25 San Jose State Balboa Stadium • San Diego L 7–32   25,000[5][6]
November 1 at Fresno State[note 5] Ratcliffe StadiumFresno, California (Rivalry) T 7–7   4,307[7][8][9]
November 8 Loyola (CA)[note 6]* Aztec Bowl • San Diego W 13–12   7,000[10][11]
November 15 Whittier*dagger Aztec Bowl • San Diego W 19–0   7,000[12][13]
November 22 BYU* Balboa Stadium • San Diego W 32–7   8,000[14][15]
November 29 Santa Barbara[note 7] Balboa Stadium • San Diego W 19–0   10,000[16][17]
January 1, 1948 Hardin–Simmons* Balboa Stadium • San Diego L 0–53   12,000[18]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No San Diego State players were selected in the 1948 NFL Draft.[21][22]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935–1971. See: San Diego State
  2. ^ Utah State University was known as Utah State Agricultural College from 1929–1957. See: Utah State
  3. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Cougar Stadium on the BYU campus, which was opened for the 1964 season
  4. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911–1961. See: University of the Pacific
  5. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911–1948. See: Fresno State
  6. ^ Loyola Marymount University was known as Loyola University of Los Angeles from 1930–1973. See: Loyola Marymount
  7. ^ UC Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944–1956. See: UC Santa Barbara

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howard Hagen (September 20, 1947). "Aztecs Surprise Utah Aggies, 24 To 19". The San Diego Union. p. 2-B. 
  2. ^ Howard Hagen (October 5, 1947). "Aztecs Scalp Cal Poly '11'". The San Diego Union. p. 2-B. 
  3. ^ "Aztecs Trailing In First Half". The San Diego Union. October 12, 1947. p. 2-B. 
  4. ^ Howard Hagen (October 19, 1947). "Staters Repulse Occidental, 14-0". The San Diego Union. p. 2-B. 
  5. ^ Howard Hagen (October 26, 1947). "Spartans Pacing San Diego State". The San Diego Union. p. 2-B. 
  6. ^ Howard Hagen (October 27, 1947). "Spartans Knock Aztecs From Title Contention". The San Diego Union. p. 3-B. 
  7. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Fresno State, Aztecs Tied". The San Diego Union. November 2, 1947. p. 2-B. 
  9. ^ Howard Hagen (November 3, 1947). "Loyola Eleven Next for State". The San Diego Union. p. 3-B. 
  10. ^ "Aztecs Lead Loyola, 7 to 6". The San Diego Union. November 9, 1947. p. 4-B. 
  11. ^ Howard Hagen (November 10, 1947). "Whittier Next For State". The San Diego Union. p. 4-B. 
  12. ^ "Staters Lead Whittier, 6-0". The San Diego Union. November 16, 1947. p. 3-B. 
  13. ^ Howard Hagen (November 17, 1947). "Staters Entertain BYU". The San Diego Union. p. 5-B. 
  14. ^ "Aztecs Leading Cougars, 12-0". The San Diego Union. November 23, 1947. p. 3-B. 
  15. ^ "Saturday's Late Sports". The San Diego Union. November 24, 1947. p. 4-B. 
  16. ^ "Aztecs, Gauchos In 0-0 Deadlock". The San Diego Union. November 30, 1947. p. 3-B. 
  17. ^ "Saturday's Late Sports". The San Diego Union. December 1, 1947. p. 4-B. 
  18. ^ Howard Hagen (January 2, 1948). "Aztecs Absorb 53-0 Clouting From Hardin–Simmons". The San Diego Union. p. 3-B. 
  19. ^ "San Diego State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  20. ^ "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  21. ^ "1948 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  22. ^ "San Diego St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 8, 2016.