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1949 Vanderbilt Commodores football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1949 record5–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coachBill Edwards
Home stadiumDudley Field
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane 5 1 0     7 2 1
#11 Kentucky 4 1 0     9 3 0
#17 Tennessee 4 1 1     7 2 1
Georgia Tech 5 2 0     7 3 0
#9 LSU 4 2 0     8 3 0
Alabama 4 3 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 4 4 0     5 5 0
Auburn 2 4 2     2 4 3
Ole Miss 2 4 0     4 5 1
Florida 1 4 1     4 5 1
Georgia 1 4 1     4 6 1
Mississippi State 0 6 0     0 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1949 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 1949 college football season. The team's head coach was Bill Edwards, who served his first season as the Commodores' head coach. Vanderbilt went 5–5 with a record of 4–4 in Southeastern Conference play. The Commodores played their six home games at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24, 1949 at Georgia Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–12  
October 1, 1949 Alabama Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 14–7  
October 8, 1949 Mississippi State Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 28–27  
October 15, 1949 vs. Florida Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL W 22–17  
October 22, 1949* Arkansas Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 6–7  
October 29, 1949 Auburn Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 26–7  
November 5, 1949 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA L 13–33  
November 12, 1949 Tulane Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 14–41  
November 19, 1949* Marshall Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 27–6  
November 26, 1949 at Tennessee Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN L 20–26  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. All times are in Eastern.

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