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1947 Pittsburgh Steelers

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8-4-0, NFL East Division  · 1947 NFL Season Summary

Scored 240 points (20.0/g), 7th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 259 points (21.6/g), 7th.
 Differential of -19 points (-1.6/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.5-6.5.

Coach: Jock Sutherland (8-4-0)

Stadium: Forbes Field
 Training Camp: Alliance College (Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania)

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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 5 PIT Hub Bechtol E 3 1947 1949 0 0 1 0 38 2 -1 0 19 192 1 Texas Tech
3 16 PIT John Mastrangelo T 4 1947 1950 0 0 1 0 44 Notre Dame
5 29 PIT Frank Wydo T 11 1947 1957 0 0 10 0 132 2 21 0 Cornell
6 38 PIT Frank Aschenbrenner RB 1 1949 1949 0 0 0 0 6 8 14 0 2 -4 0 Northwestern
7 49 PIT Bryant Meeks C 2 1947 1948 0 0 0 0 18 South Carolina
8 58 PIT Jerry Shipkey LB 6 1948 1953 2 3 5 0 66 109 310 16 12 138 0 UCLA
9 69 PIT Bert Vander Clute G 0 0 0 Wesleyan
10 78 PIT Paul Gibson E 3 1947 1949 0 0 2 0 30 22 402 0 North Carolina St.
11 89 PIT Jack Medd C 0 0 0 Wesleyan
12 98 PIT Jack Fitch B 0 0 0 North Carolina
13 109 PIT Ara Parseghian HB 2 1948 1949 0 0 0 0 14 44 166 1 3 33 1 Miami (OH)
14 118 PIT Red Moore G 3 1947 1949 0 0 3 0 36 Penn St.
15 129 PIT Larry Bruno B 0 0 0 Geneva
16 138 PIT Ralph Jenkins C 0 0 0 Clemson
17 149 PIT Elbie Nickel E 11 1947 1957 0 3 10 0 131 329 5131 37 Cincinnati
18 158 PIT Bill Cregar G 2 1947 1948 0 0 1 0 23 Holy Cross
19 169 PIT Jerry Mulready E 1 1947 1947 0 0 1 0 9 7 108 0 North Dakota St.
20 178 PIT Warren Smith T 0 0 0 Kansas Wesleyan
21 189 PIT Fred Hamilton T 0 0 0 Vanderbilt
22 198 PIT Fred Taylor E 0 0 0 TCU
23 209 PIT Binks Bushmiaer B 0 0 0 Vanderbilt
24 218 PIT Paul Davis FB 2 1947 1948 0 0 0 0 11 6 4 0 Otterbein
25 229 PIT Tommy Kalmanir HB 4 1949 1953 0 0 0 0 43 81 415 1 16 216 3 Nevada-Reno
26 238 PIT Don Mohr E 0 0 0 Baldwin-Wallace
27 249 PIT Art Young G 0 0 0 Dartmouth
28 258 PIT Ralph Sazio T 1 1948 1948 0 0 1 0 13 0 5 0 William & Mary
29 269 PIT Dick Pitzer E 0 0 0 Army
30 278 PIT Tom Stalloni T 0 0 0 Delaware
31 287 PIT Vince DiFrancesca G 0 0 0 Northwestern
32 294 PIT Warren Lahr DB 11 1949 1959 0 1 8 0 125 0 1 0 0 1 12 54 1 1 20 0 Case Western Reserve