|1949 California Golden Bears football|
|Conference||Pacific Coast Conference|
|1949 record||10–1 (7–0 PCC)|
|Head coach||Pappy Waldorf (3rd season)|
|Offensive scheme||Single wing|
|Home stadium||California Memorial Stadium|
|1949 PCC football standings|
|#3 California †||7||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1949 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1949 college football season. In their third year under head coach Pappy Waldorf, the team compiled a 10–1 record (7–0 against PCC opponents), won the PCC championship, lost to Ohio State in the Rose Bowl, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 319 to 131.
California was ranked third in the final AP Poll, released in late November.
|September 17||Santa Clara*||W 21–7||–|
|September 24||Saint Mary's (CA)*||W 29–7||–|
|October 1||at Oregon State||W 41–0||18,885|
|October 8||at Wisconsin*||No. 10||W 35–20||–|
|October 15||No. 12 USC||No. 9||W 16–10||81,500|
|October 22||Washington||No. 5||W 21–7||20,337|
|October 29||at No. 20 UCLA||No. 4||W 35–21||58,668|
|November 5||Washington State||No. 4||W 33–14||40,000|
|November 12||Oregon||No. 4||W 41–14||–|
|November 19||at No. 12 Stanford||No. 3||W 33–14||–|
|January 2, 1950||No. 6 Ohio State*||No. 3||L 14–17||100,963|
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