GOLDEN GOPHER FOOTBALL

Gopher Football 1949 Season

1949 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/24/1949 Washington (3-7) W 48-20
10/01/1949 @ Nebraska (4-5) W 28-6
10/08/1949 Northwestern (4-5) W 21-7
10/15/1949 @ Ohio State (7-1-2) W 27-0
10/22/1949 @ Michigan (6-2-1) L 7-14
10/29/1949 Homecoming
Purdue (4-5)
L 7-13
11/05/1949 Iowa (4-5) W 55-7
11/12/1949 @ Pittsburgh (6-3) W 24-7
11/19/1949 Wisconsin (5-3-1) W 14-6

1949 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Ohio State 4 1 1 .750 7 1 2 .800
Michigan 4 1 1 .750 6 2 1 .722
Minnesota 4 2 0 .667 7 2 0 .778
Wisconsin 3 2 1 .583 5 3 1 .611
Illinois 3 3 1 .500 3 4 2 .444
Iowa 3 3 0 .500 4 5 0 .444
Northwestern 3 4 0 .429 4 5 0 .444
Purdue 2 4 0 .333 4 5 0 .444
Indiana 0 6 0 .000 1 8 0 .111

Season notes:

Coached by Bernie Bierman (15th season).

1949 Poll Results

Associated Press
1. Notre Dame 10-0-0
2. Oklahoma 11-0-0
3. California 10-1-0
4. Army 9-0-0
5. Rice 10-1-0
6. Ohio State 7-1-2
7. Michigan 6-2-1
8. Minnesota 7-2-0
9. Louisiana State 8-3-0
10. Pacific (CA) 10-0-0
11. Kentucky 9-3-0
12. Cornell 8-1-0
13. Villanova 8-1-0
14. Maryland 9-1-0
15. Santa Clara 8-2-1
16. North Carolina 7-4-0
17. Tennessee 7-2-1
18. Princeton 6-3-0
19. Michigan State 6-3-0
20. Missouri 7-4-0
20. Baylor 8-2-0

1949 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/02/1950
Ohio State 17, California 14

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1949 Season Bowl Results
Orange Bowl - 01/02/1950
Santa Clara 21, Kentucky 13
Sugar Bowl - 01/02/1950
Oklahoma 35, Louisiana State 0
Cotton Bowl - 01/02/1950
Rice 27, North Carolina 13
Sun Bowl - 01/02/1950
Texas-El Paso 33, Georgetown 20
Gator Bowl - 01/02/1950
Maryland 20, Missouri 7
Tangerine Bowl - 01/02/1950
St. Vincent 7, Emory & Henry 6
Raisin Bowl - 12/31/1949
San Jose State 20, Texas Tech 13
Salad Bowl - 01/01/1950
Xavier (OH) 33, Arizona State 21