1947 Ole Miss Rebels football team

1947 Ole Miss Rebels football
SEC champion
Delta Bowl champion
Delta Bowl, W 13–9 vs. TCU
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 13
1947 record 9–2 (6–1 SEC)
Head coach Johnny Vaught (1st season)
Captain Charlie Conerly [1]
Home stadium Hemingway Stadium
(Capacity: 24,000)
Seasons
←  1946
1948 →
1947 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Ole Miss $ 6 1 0     9 2 0
No. 10 Georgia Tech 4 1 0     10 1 0
No. 6 Alabama 5 2 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 3 3 0     7 4 1
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 4 0
Tulane 2 3 2     2 5 2
LSU 2 3 1     5 3 1
Kentucky 2 3 0     8 3 0
Tennessee 2 3 0     5 5 0
Auburn 1 5 0     2 7 0
Florida 0 3 1     4 5 1
  • $ – 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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