1949 Western Reserve Red Cats football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1949 record4–5–1 (0–3–1 MAC)
Head coachMike Scarry (2nd season)
Home stadiumLeague Park
← 1948
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The 1949 Western Reserve Red Cats football team represented the Western Reserve University in the American city of Cleveland, Ohio, now known as Case Western Reserve University, during the 1949 college football season. The Red Cats were a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC).

The team was coached by Mike Scarry, a former Cleveland Browns player who played under and learned his coaching style from Paul Brown. Assistant coaches were Dick Luther and Lou Zontini.

1949 was the last season both Western Reserve University and Case Institute of Technology used League Park for their home football games, relocating to Shaw Stadium in 1950.[1]


September 23at Kent State*W 23–20
October 1Olivet*W 69–7
October 8at Butler*W 28–6
October 15OhioT 7–7
October 22at CincinnatiL 13–21
October 29Brown*
  • League Park
  • Cleveland, OH
L 14–28
November 5at Miami L 7–46
November 12Western Michigan
  • League Park
  • Cleveland, OH
L 14–21
November 19West Virginia*
  • League Park
  • Cleveland, OH
L 20–28
November 24at Case*
  • League Park
  • Cleveland, OH
W 30–012,500[2]
  • *Non-conference game



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