1949 Cal Poly Mustangs football team

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1949 Cal Poly Mustangs football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1949 record 4–6 (1–3 CCAA)
Head coach Chuck Pavelko (2nd season)
Home stadium Mustang Stadium
(Capacity: 8,500)
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Jose State $ 4 0 0     9 4 0
San Diego State 3 1 0     6 3 0
Cal Poly 1 3 0     4 6 0
Fresno State 1 3 0     3 8 0
Santa Barbara 1 3 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1949 Cal Poly Mustangs football team represented California Polytechnic State University[note 1] during the 1949 college football season. Cal Poly competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

The team was led by second-year head coach Chuck Pavelko and played home games at Mustang Stadium in San Luis Obispo, California, they finished the season with a record of four wins and six losses (4–6, 1–3 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 17 University of Mexico* Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California W 42–2[1]  
September 24 at Fresno State[note 2] Ratcliffe StadiumFresno, California L 7–20[2]   10,000
October 1 at Redlands* Redlands Stadium[note 3]Redlands, California L 0–7[3]  
October 15 Occidental* Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California L 7–20[4]  
October 22 San Francisco State[note 4]* Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California W 33–0  
October 29 at Whittier* Memorial Stadium • Whittier, California W 19–0[5]  
November 4 San Jose State[note 5] Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California L 0–47[6]  
November 11 Santa Barbara[note 6]dagger Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California W 7–0[7]   4,000
November 19 at San Diego State[note 7] Aztec BowlSan Diego L 19–40[8]   5,000
November 24 Pacific (CA)[note 8]* Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California L 0–88[9]   4,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No Cal Poly Mustangs were selected in the 1950 NFL Draft.[12]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The official name of Cal Poly is California Polytechnic State University. However, it has been more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly since 1947.
  2. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  3. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Ted Runner Stadium on the University of Redlands campus, which was opened for the 1968 season
  4. ^ San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1958.
  7. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  8. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cal Poly Routs Visiting Mexico Gridders, 42 to 2". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. September 18, 1949. p. 21. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Fresno Nips Cal Poly". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. September 25, 1949. p. 23. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Oxy Stretches Win Streak to 10 Games". The Bakersfield Californian. Bakersfield, California. October 3, 1949. p. 30. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Whittier, Oxy Pace Southland Grid Machines". The Bakersfield Californian. Bakersfield, California. October 17, 1949. p. 26. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "Victory String of Whittier College Nipped". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 31, 1948. p. 13. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "San Jose State Rips Cal Poly Squad 47-0". The Eugene Guard. Eugene, Oregon. November 6, 1949. p. 15. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "Cal Poly Wins". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. November 11, 1949. p. 45. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  8. ^ Howard Hagen (November 20, 1949). "Aztecs Drub Poly". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-3. 
  9. ^ "C.O.P. Routs Cal Poly by 88 to 0 Count". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. November 25, 1949. p. 25. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  10. ^ "Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo Yearly Results". Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Cal Poly Football; 2016 Media Guide". Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  12. ^ "1950 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 12, 2017.