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1947 Season

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1947 Varsity Football Team

Record: 6-4
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Bud Houghton (3rd year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 21-6-3

Team Captains: Earl Johnson, Maurice Eberhart

All-Ohio: Julius Wittman (3rd)

AP State Poll:
1. Barberton
3. Canton McKinley
4. Cleveland Cathedral Latin
7. Warren Harding

All-Time Record: 292-120-28
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 22-25-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Down 12-0 at the half, Massillon roared back in the second half to defeat Steubenville 13-12. (2) Massillon lost to eventual state champ Barberton 26-12 in front of a crowd of 30,000. Barberton was coached by Massillon grad Harry Strobel.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Revere, MAH76W12,320Game Story and Stats
Canton LincolnH137W14,071Game Story and Stats
Steubenville7-3A1312W10,000Game Story and Stats
Alliance7-4H206W14,445Game Story and Stats
MansfieldH270W19,713Game Story and Stats
Warren Harding9-1A1320L12,000Game Story and Stats
Cleveland Cathedral Latin8-1N1216L25,000Game Story and Stats
Barberton9-0H1226L19,985Game Story and Stats
Akron St. VincentH210W10,851Game Story and Stats
Canton McKinley9-1A014L24,000Game Story and Stats