1949 Villanova Wildcats football team

The 1949 Villanova Wildcats football team represented the Villanova University during the 1949 college football season. The head coach was Jim Leonard, coaching his first season with the Wildcats. The team played their home games at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania.[1]

1949 Villanova Wildcats football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 13
1949 record8–1
Head coach
CaptainDaniel Brown
Home stadiumVillanova Stadium
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 Eastern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Army         9 0 0
Brown         8 1 0
No. 12 Cornell         8 1 0
No. 13 Villanova         8 1 0
Bucknell         6 2 0
Dartmouth         6 2 0
Buffalo         6 3 0
Pittsburgh         6 3 0
Princeton         6 3 0
Fordham         5 3 0
Tufts         5 3 1
Carnegie Tech         5 3 1
Penn State         5 4 0
Temple         5 4 0
Penn         4 4 0
Yale         4 4 0
Boston College         4 4 1
Syracuse         4 5 0
Drexel         3 3 1
Duquesne         3 6 0
Franklin & Marshall         2 5 2
CCNY         2 5 1
NYU         3 6 0
Columbia         2 7 0
Hofstra         1 5 1
Colgate         1 8 0
Harvard         1 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17at Texas A&MW 35–0
September 24at Penn StateW 27–622,080
October 1at DetroitW 34–722,951[2]
October 7Saint Mary's (CA)No. 16W 28–2014,632[3]
October 14TulsaNo. 17L 19–2112,000
October 22at DuquesnePittsburgh, PAW 20–0
October 28at Boston CollegeW 28–1425,789
November 5at GeorgetownW 29–1411,071[4]
November 19NC State
W 45–21
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 Villanova football Media Guide". Villanova.com. Retrieved June 14, 2017.
  2. ^ Dick Peters (October 1, 1949). "Villanova Sinks Titans at Long Range, 34-7". Detroit Free Press. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Mort Berry (October 8, 1949). "Villanova Tops St. Mary's, 28-20: Cats' Passes, Runs Turn Back Gaels". The Philadelphia Inquirer. pp. 18, 20 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Berry, Mort (November 5, 1949). "Villanova Wins, 29-14, Against Georgetown". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pa. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Villanova Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved June 14, 2017.