1949 Central Michigan Chippewas football team

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1949 Central Michigan Chippewas football
Conference Independent
1949 record 3–4
Head coach Lyle Bennett (3rd season)
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →

The 1949 Central Michigan Chippewas football team represented Central Michigan College of Education, later renamed Central Michigan University, as an independent during the 1949 college football season. In their third and final season under head coach Lyle Bennett, the Chippewas compiled a 3–4 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 109 to 106.[1][2]

On January 20, 1950, Bennett resigned as the school's head football coach; in three years as head coach from 1947 to 1949, Bennett compiled a record of 8–15–1. He stayed on at Central Michigan as the track coach and a trainer.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
September 23 at Ferris W 33–7 [4]
October 1 at Bowling Green L 0–20 [5]
October 8 at Michigan Tech W 35–6 [6]
October 14 at Kent State L 12–26 [7]
October 22 Western Michigan (rivalry)
L 8–35 [8]
October 29 Hillsdale
  • Alumni Field
  • Mount Pleasant, MI
L 0–8 [9]
November 4 Michigan State Normal (rivalry)
  • Alumni Field
  • Mount Pleasant, MI
W 18–7 [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Michigan 2015 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Central Michigan University. 2015. pp. 100, 109. Retrieved July 20, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Central Michigan Yearly Results (1945-1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Schmakel Back Home: Named Grid Mentor at Central Michigan". Detroit Free Press. February 28, 1950. p. 23. 
  4. ^ "Chippewas Rout Ferris". Detroit Free Press. September 24, 1949. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Falcons Win Second, 20-0". The Akron Beacon Journal. October 2, 1949. p. 5C – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Central Michigan Triumphs". The Courier-Journal. October 9, 1949. p. 30 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Coll Leads Kent To Victory". The Akron Beacon Journal. October 15, 1949. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Harris' Passes Give Broncos 35-6 Win Over Central Michigan". The Lansing State Journal. October 23, 1949. p. 42 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Hillsdale Keeps Slate Clean,8-0". The Lansing State Journal. October 30, 1949. p. 47 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Chips Beat Normal 18-7". The Lansing State Journal. November 5, 1949. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com. 

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