1949 UMass Redmen football team

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1949 UMass Redmen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1949 record 3–5 (1–1 YC)
Head coach Thomas Eck
Home stadium Alumni Field
« 1948 1950 »

The 1949 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1949 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Thomas Eck and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 3–5 overall and 1–1 in conference play.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 24 vs. Bates* Boston, MA W 19–0  
October 1 Norwich* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 54–0  
October 8 Worcester Tech* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 6–7  
October 15 Rhode Island Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 32–19  
October 22 Rochester* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 20–27  
October 29 at Vermont Centennial FieldBurlington, VT L 12–20  
November 5 Springfield* Pratt Field • Amherst, MA L 0–22  
November 12 Tufts* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 7–27  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.


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