1949 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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1949 Vanderbilt Commodores football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1949 record 5–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coach Bill Edwards (1st season)
Offensive scheme T formation
Captain Carl Copp
Home stadium Dudley Field
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 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 1949 college football season. The team's head coach was Bill Edwards, who served his first season as the Commodores' head coach. Vanderbilt went 5–5 with a record of 4–4 in Southeastern Conference play, the Commodores played their six home games at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, Georgia L 7–12  
October 1 Alabama Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 14–7  
October 8 Ole Miss Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) W 28–27  
October 15 vs. Florida Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, Florida W 22–17  
October 22 Arkansas* Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee L 6–7  
October 29 Auburndagger Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee W 26–7  
November 5 at No. 17 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana L 13–33  
November 12 Tulane Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee L 14–41  
November 19 Marshall* Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee W 27–6  
November 26 at No. 18 Tennessee Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 20–26  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-04. Retrieved 2014-09-03.