1947 Illinois Fighting Illini football team
|1947 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1947 record||5–3–1 (3–3 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Ray Eliot (6th year)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1947 Big Ten football standings|
|#2 Michigan $||6||–||0||–||0||10||–||0||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1947 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1947 college football season. In their sixth year under head coach Ray Eliot, the Illini compiled a 5–3–1 record and finished in a three-way tie for third place in the Big Ten Conference. The team played #5-ranked Army to a scoreless tie and narrowly lost by a 14–7 score to undefeated national champion Michigan.
- "1947 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 16, 2015.