1949 Yale Bulldogs football
1949 record4–4
Head coachHerman Hickman (2nd season)
Home stadiumYale Bowl
← 1948
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The 1949 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1949 college football season. The Bulldogs were led by second year head coach Herman Hickman, played their home games at the Yale Bowl and finished the season with a 4–4 record.[1][2] The team was captained by Levi Jackson, the first African American honored with the position.


September 11ConnecticutW 26–0
October 8at ColumbiaW 33–7
October 15No. 14 Cornell
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 14–48
October 22Holy Cross
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 14–7
October 29Dartmouth
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 13–34
November 5Brown
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 0–14
November 12at PrincetonL 13–21
November 19Harvard
W 29–6
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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