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1949 Colorado A&M Aggies football
ConferenceSkyline Six Conference
1949 record9–1 (4–1 Skyline Six)
Head coachBob Davis (3rd season)
Home stadiumColorado Field
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
Template:1949 Skyline Six Conference football standings

The 1949 Colorado A&M Aggies football team represented Colorado State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in the Skyline Six Conference during the 1949 college football season. In their third season under head coach Bob Davis, the Aggies compiled a 9–1 record (4–1 against Skyline opponents), finished second in the Skyline Conference, and outscored all opponents by a total of 206 to 86.[1][2]

Thurman "Fum" McGraw received first-team honors from the International News Service as an offensive tackle on the 1949 College Football All-America Team. He was the first Colorado A&M player to receive first-team All-America honors.[3] McGraw went on to play five seasons in the National Football League as a defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions.

Three Colorado Agricultural players received all-conference honors in 1949: McGraw, guard Dale Dodrill, and end George Jones.[4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17at Colorado College*Colorado Springs, COW 14–7
September 24at DenverDenver, COW 14–13
October 1WyomingL 0–812,500[5]
October 8Montana*
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 27–12
October 15Colorado Mines*
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 27–7
October 29Utah State
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 28–6
November 5at UtahW 21–12
November 11at BYU
W 16–14
November 19at New Mexico A&M*
W 45–0
November 26at Colorado*W 14–7
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1949 Colorado State Rams Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/colorado-state/1949-schedule.html. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  2. "2017 Colorado State Football Media Guide". Colorado State University. 2017. pp. 164, 170. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/csurams.com/documents/2017/8/21/G145_174_2017FBmg.pdf. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  3. 2017 Media Guide, p. 172.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 174.
  5. "Pokes Down Aggies, 8-0". The Casper Tribune-Herald: p. 10. October 2, 1949. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/24467870/pokes_down_aggies_80/.
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