1949 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1949 Yale Bulldogs football
Conference Independent
1949 record 4–4
Head coach Herman Hickman (2nd season)
Home stadium Yale Bowl
← 1948
1950 →

The 1949 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1949 college football season. The Bulldogs were led by second year head coach Herman Hickman, played their home games at the Yale Bowl and finished the season with a 4–4 record.[1][2] The team was captained by Levi Jackson, the first African American honored with the position.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 11 Connecticut Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 26–0  
October 8 at Columbia Baker FieldNew York, NY W 33–7  
October 15 No. 14 Cornell Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT L 14–48  
October 22 Holy Cross Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 14–7  
October 29 Dartmouth Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT L 13–34  
November 5 Brown Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT (Rivalry) L 0–14  
November 12 at Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ (Rivalry) L 13–21  
November 19 Harvard Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT (The Game) W 29–6  
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.


  1. ^ "1949 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved October 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Yale Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved October 8, 2016.