1948 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

The 1948 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1948 college football season. The team compiled a 6–3 record under head coach Mike Milligan.[1]

1948 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
ConferenceIndependent
1948 record6–3
Head coachMike Milligan (2nd season)
Home stadiumPitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
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

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25SMUL 14–33
October 2Notre Dame
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA (rivalry)
L 0–40
October 9West Virginia
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA (rivalry)
W 16–6
October 16Marquette
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA
W 21–7
October 23Indiana
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA
W 21–14
October 30at Case Western ReserveW 20–0
November 6at Ohio StateL 0–41
November 13at PurdueW 20–13
November 20No. 6 Penn State
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA (rivalry)
W 7–0
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1948 Pittsburgh Panthers Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. May 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "Becker Leads Pitt in 20-to-0 Victory". New York Times. October 31, 1948. p. S3. ... before 12,000 fans at League Park.