1949 Kansas Jayhawks football team

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1949 Kansas Jayhawks football
Conference Big Seven Conference
1949 record 5–5 (2–4 Big 7)
Head coach Jules V. Sikes (2nd season)
Captain Forrest Griffith, Dick Tomlinson
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Oklahoma $ 5 0 0     11 0 0
No. 20 Missouri 5 1 0     7 4 0
Iowa State 3 3 0     5 3 1
Nebraska 3 3 0     4 5 0
Kansas 2 4 0     5 5 0
Colorado 1 4 0     3 7 0
Kansas State 1 5 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1949 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Seven Conference during the 1949 college football season. In their second season under head coach Jules V. Sikes, the Jayhawks compiled a 5–5 record (2–4 against conference opponents), finished fifth in the Big Seven Conference, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 259 to 183.[1][2] They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The team's statistical leaders included Bud French with 510 rushing yards and 66 points scored,[3] and Dick Gilman with 885 passing yards.[4] Forrest Griffith and Dick Tomlinson were the team captains.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1949 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  2. ^ a b 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 183.
  3. ^ 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, pp. 127, 138.
  4. ^ 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 131.