1947 Ole Miss Rebels football team

1947 Ole Miss Rebels football
SEC champion
Delta Bowl champion
Delta Bowl, W 13–9 vs. TCU
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 13
1947 record9–2 (6–1 SEC)
Head coachJohnny Vaught (1st season)
CaptainCharlie Conerly[1]
Home stadiumHemingway Stadium
(Capacity: 24,000)
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 SEC football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 13 Ole Miss $610  920
No. 10 Georgia Tech410  1010
No. 6 Alabama520  830
Mississippi State220  730
Georgia330  741
Vanderbilt330  640
Tulane232  252
LSU231  531
Kentucky230  830
Tennessee230  550
Auburn150  270
Florida031  451
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi during the 1947 college football season.[2] The Rebels were led by first-year head coach Johnny Vaught and played their home games at Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi. Ole Miss was champion of the Southeastern Conference, finishing the regular season with a record of 8–2 (6–1 SEC), and ranked 13th in the AP Poll. They were invited to the 1948 Delta Bowl, where they defeated TCU, 13–9.

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 20 Kentuckydagger Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS W 14–7    
September 27 at Florida Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL W 14–6    
October 4 vs. South Carolina* Memphis, TN W 33–0   12,000[3]
October 11 at No. 10 Vanderbilt No. 18 Dudley FieldNashville, TN (Rivalry) L 6–10    
October 18 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA (Rivalry) W 27–14    
October 25 vs. Arkansas* Memphis, TN (Rivalry) L 14–19   28,000[4]
November 1 at No. 17 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) W 20–18    
November 8 vs. Tennessee Memphis, TN W 43–13    
November 15 Chattanooga* No. 15 Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS W 52–0    
November 29 at Mississippi State No. 15 Scott FieldStarkville, MS (Egg Bowl) W 33–14    
January 1 vs. TCU* No. 13 Crump Stadium • Memphis, TN (Delta Bowl) W 13–9    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
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