Head coach Cam Henderson
|1947 record 9–3|
Home stadium Fairfield Stadium
The 1947 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in 1947 college football season. Marshall appeared in their first bowl game in school history, the 1948 Tangerine Bowl, where they lost to Catawba.
Team players drafted in the NFL
The following players were selected in the 1948 NFL Draft.