1949 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
APNo. 20
1949 record8–2 (4–2 SWC)
Head coachBob Woodruff (3rd season)
CaptainDon Mouser
Home stadiumMunicipal Stadium
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Template:1949 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1949 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1949 college football season. In their third and final season under head coach Bob Woodruff, the Bears compiled an 8–2 record (6–1 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the conference, were ranked No. 20 in the final AP Poll, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 232 to 126.[1][2] They played their home games at Municipal Stadium in Waco, Texas. Don Mouser was the team captain.[2]


September 24South Carolina*W 20–6
October 1at Mississippi State*W 14–6
October 8Arkansas
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 35–13
October 15at Texas Tech*No. 20W 28–7
October 22at Texas A&MNo. 11W 21–0
October 29TCUNo. 10
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 40–14
November 5at TexasNo. 6L 0–20
November 12Wyoming*
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 32–13
November 19at No. 10 SMUNo. 15W 35–26
November 26at No. 7 RiceNo. 9L 7–21
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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