Tag Archives: 1947

When Ike Remained Neutral

It’s now largely forgotten by all but octogenarians, but in the annals of gridiron history few upsets have been as shocking as the one that took place on Columbia’s Baker Field on a glorious October afternoon in 1947. Taking on … Continue reading

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When the Queen came to Maryland

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From No-Names to Seminole Glory, With A Cigar Or Two On The Way

It’s hard to imagine a transformation of a football program quite so complete as Florida State’s, when you consider what it sprang from just 65 short years ago.  To begin with, when President Doak Campbell made the announcement in September … Continue reading

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Dawgs Trip Tar Heels In First Sugar Bowl Appearance

Georgia has had many storied seasons over the years, but the 1946 team will always have a special place in the heart of Bulldog fans by giving the Athenians their first autumn of perfection. After ending 1945 on a five-game … Continue reading

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When Ike Had To Remain Neutral

It’s now largely forgotten by all but octogenarians, but in the annals of gridiron history few upsets have been as shocking as the one that took place on Columbia’s Baker Field on a glorious October afternoon in 1947. Taking on … Continue reading

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