1949 Fresno State Bulldogs football team
|1949 Fresno State Bulldogs football|
|Conference||California Collegiate Athletic Association|
|1949 record||3–8 (2–3 CCAA)|
|Head coach||Alvin Pierson (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Ratcliffe Stadium|
|1949 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings|
|San Jose State $||4||–||0||–||0||9||–||4||–||0|
|San Diego State||3||–||1||–||0||6||–||3||–||0|
Fresno State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The team was led by head coach Alvin Pierson in his second one-year stint in the position. He had previously been coach in 1945. The Bulldogs played home games at Ratcliffe Stadium on the campus of Fresno City College in Fresno, California. They finished the season with a record of three wins and eight losses (3–8, 1–3 CCAA). The Bulldogs were outscored 156–344 for the season.
|September 24||Cal Poly[note 2]||W 20–7||9,141|
|October 1||Santa Clara*||L 0–53||10,324|
|October 7||at Loyola (CA)[note 3]*||L 13–52||4,000|
|October 14||at Santa Barbara[note 4]||L 7–14|
|October 22||at Nevada*||L 13–34||6,500|
|October 29||Naval Air Station Alameda[note 6]*||W 55–30||2,583|
|November 5||San Diego State[note 7]||L 7–18||5,150|
|November 11||Pepperdine[note 8]*||W 20–7||4,729|
|November 18||at Pacific (CA)[note 9]*||L 0–45||8,500|
|November 24||San Jose State[note 10]||L 7–43||6,381|
|December 2||at Hawaii*||L 14–41||20,000|
Team players in the NFLEdit
|Bill Montgomery||Back||23||295||Chicago Cardinals|
- California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948
- The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
- Loyola Marymount University was known as Loyola University of Los Angeles from 1930 to 1973.
- University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1958.
- This stadium is the predecessor to the current Mackay Stadium, which was opened for the 1966 season."University of Nevada, Reno; Mackay Stadium". Retrieved January 4, 2017.
- Naval Air Station Alameda was a Naval Air Station from 1940 to 1997. For many years they fielded a team that played against colleges and other military teams.
- San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
- Pepperdine University was known as George Pepperdine College from 1937 to 1970.
- University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
- San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
- Jack Geyer (October 8, 1949). "Loyola Lions Rip Fresno by 52 to 13". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. p. III 3. Retrieved January 31, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "91-Yard Runback Beats Fresno, 14-7". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. October 15, 1949. p. 11 D. Retrieved January 31, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Nevada Drops Fresno, 34-13". The Salt Lake Tribune. Salt Lake City, Utah. October 23, 1949. p. 8B. Retrieved January 31, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- Howard Hagen (November 6, 1949). "S.D. State Turns Back Fresno's Bid, 18 to 7". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-2.
- "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
- "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017.
- "1950 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
- "Fresno St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved 12 December 2016.
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