1949 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1949 Virginia Cavaliers football
Conference Independent
1949 record 7–2
Head coach Arthur Guepe (4th season)
Captain John Thomas[1]
Home stadium Scott Stadium
(Capacity: 24,500)
← 1948
1950 →

The 1949 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1949 college football season. The Cavaliers were led by fourth-year head coach Arthur Guepe and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as independents. Opening the year with seven straight victories, Virginia climbed to ninth in the AP Poll. They lost their final two games of the year, including to rival North Carolina, to finish 7–2.


September 24George WashingtonW 27–13 
October 1Miami (OH)
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 21–18 
October 8vs. VPIW 26–0 
October 15Washington and Lee
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 27–7 
October 22vs. VMIW 32–13 
October 29West Virginia
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 19–14 
November 5at No. 20 PennNo. 19W 26–14 
November 19No. 19 TulaneNo. 9
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 14–28 
November 26at No. 19 North CarolinaL 7–14 
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game



  1. ^ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book" (PDF). Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 120. 
  2. ^ "1949 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 18, 2018.