1949 San Diego State Aztecs football team

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1949 San Diego State Aztecs football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1949 record 6–3 (3–1 CCAA)
Head coach Bill Schutte (3rd season)
Home stadium Aztec Bowl
Balboa Stadium
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 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State College[note 1] during the 1949 college football season.

San Diego State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The team was led by third-year head coach Bill Schutte, and played home games at both Aztec Bowl and Balboa Stadium. They finished the season with six wins and three losses (6–3, 3–1 CCAA). Overall, the team was outscored by its opponents 195–200 for the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 1 at Pepperdine[note 2]* Sentinel FieldInglewood, CA W 9–7   6,000[1][2]
October 8 Pomona[note 3]* Aztec BowlSan Diego, CA W 33–13   8,000[3]
October 15 New Mexico State* Aztec Bowl • San Diego, CA W 39–18   8,000[4]
October 22 at Pacific (CA)[note 4]* Baxter Stadium • Stockton, CA L 14–62   8,000[5]
October 29 Loyola (CA)[note 5]* Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA L 20–34   18,000[6]
November 5 at Fresno State[note 6] Ratcliffe StadiumFresno, CA (Rivalry) W 18–7   7,500[7]
November 12 San Jose State[note 7] Aztec Bowl • San Diego, CA L 0–40   8,500[8]
November 19 Cal Poly[note 8] Aztec Bowl • San Diego, CA W 40–19   5,000[9]
November 24 Santa Barbara[note 9]dagger Aztec Bowl • San Diego, CA W 22–0   6,000[10]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No San Diego State players were selected in the 1950 NFL Draft. [13][14]

The following finished their San Diego State career in 1949, were not drafted, but played in the NFL.

Player Position First NFL Team
Tom Dahms Tackle Los Angeles Rams

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  2. ^ Pepperdine University was known as George Pepperdine College from 1937 to 1970.
  3. ^ What is now known as the Pomona-Pitzer football team played using just the Pomona College name from 1893 to 1949. Pitzer College did not exist until 1963.
  4. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  5. ^ Loyola Marymount University was known as Loyola University of Los Angeles from 1930 to 1973.
  6. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  7. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1957.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howard Hagen (October 2, 1949). "Preston's 88-yard T.D. Gallop Sparks Aztecs' 9-7 Victory". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 2-B. 
  2. ^ "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
  3. ^ Howard Hagen (October 9, 1949). "Aztecs Race To 33-13 Triumph". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-3. 
  4. ^ Howard Hagen (October 16, 1949). "Aztecs Wallop N.M. Aggies, 39-18". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-3. 
  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. ^ Howard Hagen (October 31, 1949). "Coleman Lost to Aztecs For Battle With Fresno". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-3. 
  7. ^ Howard Hagen (November 6, 1949). "S.D. State Turns Back Fresno's Bid, 18 to 7". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-2. 
  8. ^ Howard Hagen (November 13, 1949). "Spartans Pin 40-0 Lacing On Aztecs". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-2. 
  9. ^ Howard Hagen (November 20, 1949). "Aztecs Drub Poly". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-3. 
  10. ^ Howard Hagen (November 25, 1949). "Aztecs Close With 22-0 Win". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-3. 
  11. ^ "San Diego State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  12. ^ "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  13. ^ "1950 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  14. ^ "San Diego St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 8, 2016.