1949 Arizona State Sun Devils football team

The 1949 Arizona State Sun Devils football team was an American football team that represented Arizona State College (later renamed Arizona State University) in the Border Conference during the 1949 college football season. In their third season under head coach Ed Doherty, the Sun Devils compiled a 7–3 record (4–1 against Border opponents), lost to Xavier in the Salad Bowl, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 342 to 204.[1][2]

1949 Arizona State Sun Devils football
Salad Bowl, L 21–33 vs. Xavier
ConferenceBorder Conference
Record7–3 (4–1 Border)
Head coach
CaptainCecil Coleman
Home stadiumGoodwin Stadium
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas Tech $ 5 0 0 7 5 0
Arizona State 4 1 0 7 3 0
Texas Western 4 2 0 8 2 1
Hardin–Simmons 4 2 0 6 4 1
West Texas State 3 2 0 5 4 0
Arizona 2 4 0 2 7 1
New Mexico A&M 1 4 0 4 6 0
New Mexico 1 6 0 2 8 0
Arizona State–Flagstaff 0 3 0 1 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24at Pepperdine*
W 33–13
October 1at Hardin–SimmonsAbilene, TXL 13–34
October 8Arizona State–FlagstaffW 62–6
October 15BYU*
  • Goodwin Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
W 49–21
October 29at New MexicoW 28–19
November 5New Mexico A&M
  • Goodwin Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
W 68–32
November 12Arizona
W 34–7
November 26Loyola (CA)*
  • Goodwin Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
L 7–2713,000[3]
December 3Utah State*
  • Goodwin Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
W 27–12
January 1, 1950vs. Xavier*L 21–33
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1949 Arizona State Sun Devils Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 26, 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 ASU Football Media Guide". Arizona State University. 2016. p. 120. Archived from the original on October 25, 2016. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  3. ^ Jack Geyer (November 27, 1949). "Lions Rap Tempe for 27-7 Victory". Los Angeles Times. p. II-6 – via Newspapers.com.