|1949 UCLA Bruins football|
|Conference||Pacific Coast Conference|
|1949 record||6–3 (5–2 PCC)|
|Head coach||Red Sanders (1st season)|
|Offensive scheme||Single wing|
|Home stadium||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum|
|1949 PCC football standings|
|#3 California †||7||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1949 UCLA Bruins football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1949 college football season. In their first year under head coach Red Sanders, the Bruins compiled a 6–3 record (5–2 conference) and finished in second place in the Pacific Coast Conference.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 16||Oregon State||W 35-13||37,427|
|September 24||at Iowa*||W 41-25||43,546|
|September 30||Oregon||W 35-27||43,137|
|October 8||at Stanford||No. 18||W 14-7||40,000|
|October 15||Santa Clara*||No. 13||L 0-14||28,911|
|October 22||at Washington State||W 27-20||21,000|
|October 29||No. 4 California||No. 20||L 21-35||58,668|
|November 12||Washington||W 47-26||26,420|
|November 19||at USC||L 7-21||75,026|
References[edit | edit source]
- "1949 UCLA Bruins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/ucla/1949-schedule.html. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
- Smith, W. (25 September 1949). "Iowa loses to U.C.L.A. power, 41-25". Chicago Tribune. https://search.proquest.com/docview/177859319?.
- "Alert UCLA Team Stays Undefeated". Los Angeles Times. 9 October 1949. https://search.proquest.com/docview/165981679?.
- "SANTA CLARA'S BRONCOS STUN U.C.L.A.". Chicago Daily Tribune. 16 October 1949. https://search.proquest.com/docview/177819584?.
- Wolf, Al (30 October 1949). "Bears bump bruins, 35-21; troy trips-huskies, 40-28". Los Angeles Times. https://search.proquest.com/docview/166012570?.
- "2015 UCLA Bruins Football Media Guide Year-by-Year Results". http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/uclabruins.com/documents/2015/8/13/FB_15MG_96_100.pdf. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
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