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1949 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1949 record4–5
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (1st season)
CaptainJames Fiacco[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 NCAA independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame         10 0 0
Penn State         5 4 0
Syracuse         4 5 0
Drexel         3 3 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1949 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1949 college football season. This was Syracuse's first season under head coach Ben Schwartzwalder, who would eventually coach at the school for 25 years and become Syracuse's all-time winningest coach. The Orangemen finished the season with a record of 4–5.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 23Boston UniversityL 21–3325,000
October 1Lafayette
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 20–1322,000
October 7Temple
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 14–2720,000
October 15at RutgersW 21–912,000
October 22at FordhamL 21–4718,615
October 29at Penn StateL 21–3318,600
November 5at No. 7 CornellL 7–3333,000
November 12Holy Cross
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 47–1315,000
November 15Colgate
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 35–736,232
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Sources:[2][1]

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