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1948 Season

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1948 Varsity Football Team

Record: 9-1

Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Chuck Mather (1st year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 9-1

Team Captains: Al Brown

All-Ohio: Jack Houston (1st), Al Brown (1st), Jerry Krisher (2nd)

Ohio Scholastic League Standings:
1. Alliance (1-0)
2. Massillon (3-1)
3. Warren Harding (0-1)
4. Mansfield (0-1)
5. Toledo Waite (0-1)
6. Canton McKinley (0-0)

AP State Poll:
1. Massillon (9-1) – defeated Cathedral Latin, Mansfield, Canton McKinley; lost to Alliance
2. Canton McKinley (9-1) – defeated Alliance; lost to Massillon
3. Hamilton (9-1)
4. Middletown (9-1-1)
5. Newark (8-0-1)
6. Martins Ferry (9-0-1)
7. Alliance (9-1) – defeated Massillon; lost to Canton McKinley
8. Lakewood (8-1)
9. Mansfield (7-3)
10. Akron St. Vincent (8-0)

All-Time Record: 301-121-28
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 23-25-5

Noteworthy Items: Massillon captured the state title in spite of a 14-0 defeat to Alliance, which had lost to Canton McKinley 46-7. A 21-12 Tiger victory over the unbeaten Bulldogs was enough to carry Massillon to the top of the poll.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Cleveland Cathedral LatinH4413W14,980Game StoryGame Stats
Canton LincolnA250W18,000Game StoryGame Stats
Youngstown SouthH287W11,278Game StoryGame Stats
Steubenville5-5H3421W15,830Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance9-1A014L12,000Game StoryGame Stats
Mansfield7-3A337W13,200Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding6-3-1H3914W11,158Game StoryGame Stats
Toledo WaiteA197W12,000Game StoryGame Stats
Barberton3-7H280W11,346Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley9-1H2112W20,598Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL27195140,390Season Stats