1949 Navy Midshipmen football
1949 record3–5–1
Head coachGeorge Sauer (2nd season)
CaptainPhil Ryan
Home stadiumThompson Stadium
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The 1949 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1949 college football season. In their second season under head coach George Sauer, the Midshipmen compiled a 3–5–1 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined score of 238 to 151.[1][2]


September 24at USCL 20–4262,787
October 1PrincetonW 28–7
October 8No. 14 DukeW 28–14
October 15at WisconsinNo. 18L 13–4845,000
October 22at No. 14 PennL 7–28
October 29No. 1 Notre Dame
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Baltimore, MD (rivalry)
L 0–4062,000
November 5at Tulane*T 21–21
November 12Columbia
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 34–0
November 26vs. No. 4 ArmyL 0–38
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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