1949 Pacific Tigers football team

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1949 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 10
1949 record 11–0
Head coach Larry Siemering (3rd season)
Home stadium Baxter Stadium
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →

The 1949 Pacific Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the College of the Pacific[note 1] during the 1949 college football season. In their third season under head coach Larry Siemering, the Tigers compiled an undefeated 11–0 record, were ranked #10 in the final AP Poll, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 575 to 66, the Tigers' victories included a 34–7 besting of Cincinnati, a 62–14 victory over San Diego State, and a 45–6 victory over Utah.[1][2]

Quarterback Eddie LeBaron was selected by both the Associated Press and International News Service as a first-team player on the 1949 All-Pacific Coast football team.[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 17 San Francisco Grape Bowl • Lodi, California W 7–6  
September 23 at Loyola[note 2] Los Angeles W 52–0  
October 1 Cincinnatidagger Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California W 34–7  
October 8 Nevada Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California W 47–6  
October 15 at Portland Multnomah StadiumPortland, Oregon W 75–20  
October 22 San Diego State[note 3] Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California W 62–14   8,000[5]
October 28 at San Jose State[note 4] Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California W 45–7  
November 12 Utah Grape Bowl • Lodi, California W 45–6  
November 18 Fresno State[note 5] Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California W 45–0   8,500[6]
November 24 at Cal Poly[note 6] Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California W 88–0   [7]
December 16 at Hawaii Honolulu StadiumHonolulu, HI W 75–0   28,000[8]
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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following College of the Pacific players were selected in the 1950 NFL Draft.[10][11][12]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Don Campora Tackle – Defensive tackle 2 23 San Francisco 49ers
Eddie LeBaron Quarterback 10 123 Washington Redskins

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  2. ^ Loyola Marymount University was known as Loyola University of Los Angeles from 1930 to 1973.
  3. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  6. ^ The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pacific Tigers Yearly Results (1935–1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1936 Pacific Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Carpenter Draws Most Votes in Winning Position ON Associate Press' 25th All-Coast Selection". The Corvalis Gazette-Times. November 25, 1949. p. 7. 
  4. ^ Joe St. Amant (November 22, 1949). "Bears Pace All-Pacific Coast Football Eleven". El Paso Herald-Post. p. 10. 
  5. ^ Howard Hagen (October 23, 1949). "College of Pacific Runs Over S.D. State, 62-14". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-2. 
  6. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  7. ^ "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
  8. ^ "Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 131. Retrieved February 15, 2007. 
  9. ^ "1949 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  10. ^ "1950 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.