1949 Kentucky Wildcats football team

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1949 Kentucky Wildcats football
Orange Bowl, L 13–21 vs. Santa Clara
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 11
1949 record 9–3 (4–1 SEC)
Head coach Bear Bryant (4th season)
Captain Harry Ulinski
Dick Holway
Home stadium McLean Stadium
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane $ 5 1 0     7 2 1
No. 11 Kentucky 4 1 0     9 3 0
No. 17 Tennessee 4 1 1     7 2 1
Georgia Tech 5 2 0     7 3 0
No. 9 LSU 4 2 0     8 3 0
Alabama 4 3 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 4 4 0     5 5 0
Auburn 2 4 2     2 4 3
Ole Miss 2 4 0     4 5 1
Florida 1 4 1     4 5 1
Georgia 1 4 1     4 6 1
Mississippi State 0 6 0     0 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1949 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the 1949 college football season. The Wildcats' were led by head coach Bear Bryant in his fourth season and finished the season with a record of nine wins and three losses (9–3 overall, 4–1 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 Mississippi Southern* McLean StadiumLexington, Kentucky W 71–7  
September 24 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana W 19–0  
October 1 at Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi W 47–0  
October 8 Georgia No. 15 McLean Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky W 25–0  
October 15 The Citadel* No. 8 McLean Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky W 44–0  
October 22 at No. 17 SMU* No. 7 Ownby StadiumUniversity Park, Texas L 7–20  
October 29 Cincinnati* No. 14 McLean Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky W 14–7  
November 5 at Xavier* No. 13 Corcoran StadiumCincinnati W 21–7  
November 12 at Florida No. 14 Phillips FieldTampa, Florida W 35–0  
November 19 Tennessee No. 11 McLean Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky (Rivalry) L 0–6  
November 25 at Miami* No. 20 Burdine StadiumMiami W 21–6  
January 2, 1950 vs. No. 14 Santa Clara* No. 20 Burdine Stadium • Miami (Orange Bowl) L 13–21  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1949 Kentucky football schedule[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1949 Kentucky Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 16, 2015.