1948 Kentucky Wildcats football team

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1948 Kentucky Wildcats football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1948 record 5–3–2 (1–3–1 SEC)
Head coach Bear Bryant (3rd season)
Captain George Blanda
Home stadium McLean Stadium
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Georgia $ 6 0 0     9 2 0
No. 15 Ole Miss 6 1 0     8 1 0
No. 13 Tulane 5 1 0     9 1 0
No. 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).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25 Xavier* McLean StadiumLexington, Kentucky W 48–7  
October 2 Ole Miss McLean Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky L 7–20  
October 9 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia L 12–35  
October 16 Vanderbilt McLean Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky (Rivalry) L 7–26  
October 23 at Marquette* Marquette StadiumMilwaukee W 25–0  
October 30 at Cincinnati* Nippert StadiumCincinnati W 28–7  
November 6 Villanova* McLean Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky T 13–13  
November 13 Florida McLean Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky W 34–15  
November 20 at Tennessee Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee (Rivalry) T 0–0  
November 26 at Miami* Burdine StadiumMiami W 25–5  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1948 Kentucky football schedule[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1948 Kentucky Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 16, 2015.