Rosters are available in the program.
Otterbein suffering a number of injuries to key players from a 59-0 defeat at the University of West Virginia the week before.
OWU head Glenn Fraser coach begins a 17-year career (1947-1963, 92-52-8, .632) as head coach of the Battling Bishops. He starts his career with 8 straight winning seasons. This is also Ohio Wesleyan’s first season in the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) after the demise of the Buckeye Conference.
References: Columbus Dispatch pre-game report, 10.02.1947
28-20 (Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops)
Coaches: Otterbein – George W. Novotny (OSU ‘38), Ohio Wesleyan – Glenn Fraser (Minnesota ’29)
Ohio Wesleyan University Selby Stadium
Game Film # and Reel #
Game Film #2, Reel #5
Otterbein University, "1947 Ohio Wesleyan University vs. Otterbein College Football Film" (1947). Sports Films 1940's. 1.
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