1948 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

The 1948 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1948 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Bob Higgins and played its home games in New Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.

1948 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 18
1948 record7–1–1
Head coachBob Higgins (19th season)
Home stadiumNew Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Eastern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Army         8 0 1
Penn State         7 1 1
Villanova         8 2 1
Brown         7 2 0
Boston College         5 2 2
Pittsburgh         6 3 0
Penn         5 3 0
Harvard         4 4 0
Princeton         4 4 0
Fordham         3 6 0
Yale         4 5 0
Hofstra         0 6 2
Syracuse         1 8 0
Drexel         0 8 0

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
October 2BucknellW 35–0
October 8at SyracuseNo. 10W 34–14
October 16West VirginiaNo. 9
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
W 37–7
October 23No. 19 Michigan State No. 8
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
T 14–14
October 30at ColgateNo. 12Hamilton, NYW 32–13
November 6at No. 7 PennNo. 14W 13–0
November 13TempleNo. 5
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 47–0
November 20at PittsburghNo. 6L 0–7
November 27at Washington StateNo. 18W 7–0
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1945-1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015.