1947 Kansas State Wildcats football team

The 1947 Kansas State Wildcats football team was an American football team that represented Kansas State University in the Big Six Conference during the 1947 college football season. In its first and only season under head coach Sam Francis, the team compiled a 0–10 record (0–5 against conference opponents), finished last in the Big Six, and was outscored by a total of 283 to 71.[1] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas.

American college football season
1947Kansas State Wildcats football
Conference Big Six Conference
1947 record 0–10 (0–5 Big 6)
Head coach
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
 1946
1948 

1947 Big Six Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 12 Kansas + 4 0 1 8 1 2
No. 16 Oklahoma + 4 0 1 7 2 1
Missouri 3 2 0 6 4 0
Nebraska 2 3 0 2 7 0
Iowa State 1 4 0 3 6 0
Kansas State 0 5 0 0 10 0
  • + Conference co-champions

Rankings from AP Poll

On September 20, 1947, Kansas State hosted the first night game held in a Big Six stadium.

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Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 20 8:30 p.m. Oklahoma A&M* L 0–12 > 12,000 [2]
September 26 at Texas Mines* L 6–20 [3]
October 4 8:30 p.m. New Mexico*
  • Ahearn Field[4]
  • Manhattan, KS
L 18–20 10,000 [5]
October 10 at Boston College* L 13–49 21,457 [6]
October 18 at Missouri L 7–47 18,000 [7]
October 25 Nebraska
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS (rivalry)
L 7–14 17,000 [8]
November 1 at Kansas L 0–55 20,033 [9]
November 8 Oklahoma
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 13–27 8,000 [10]
November 20 at Iowa State L 0–14 8,000 [11]
November 29 at Florida* L 7–25 7,000 [12]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Homecoming
  • All times are in Central time

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