1949 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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1949 Cincinnati Bearcats football
MAC champion
Glass Bowl, W 33–13 vs. Toledo
Conference Mid-American Conference
1949 record7–4 (4–0 MAC)
Head coach
CaptainThurman Owens
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
Seasons
  1948
1950  
1949 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Cincinnati $400  740
Miami (OH) 310  540
Ohio 220  441
Western Michigan 230  440
Western Reserve 131  451
Butler 030  260
  • $ Conference champion

The 1949 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1949 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by first-year head coach Sid Gillman and compiled a 7–4 record and were named MAC champions. The Bearcats would win against Toledo in the Glass Bowl. [1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 17 Nevada *L 21–41
September 24 Hardin–Simmons *
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 27–21
October 1at Pacific (CA) *L 7–34
October 8 Western Michigan
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 27–6
October 15 Mississippi State *Dagger-14-plain.png
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 19–0
October 22 Western Reserve
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 21–13
October 29at No. 14 Kentucky *L 7–14
November 5at Ohio W 34–13
November 18 Xavier *
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (rivalry)
L 14–20
November 24 Miami (OH)
W 27–6
December 3at Toledo *W 33–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • Dagger-14-plain.pngHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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References

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  2. "1949 Football Schedule". University of Cincinnati Athletics. Retrieved Mar 28, 2020.
  3. "2009 University of Cincinnati Football Media Guide" (PDF). gobearcats.com. Retrieved July 20, 2019.