1949 Auburn Tigers football team

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1949 Auburn Tigers football
AuburnTigers.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
1949 record 2–4–3 (2–4–2 SEC)
Head coach Earl Brown
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
Cramton Bowl
Ladd Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane $ 5 1 0     7 2 1
#11 Kentucky 4 1 0     9 3 0
#17 Tennessee 4 1 1     7 2 1
Georgia Tech 5 2 0     7 3 0
#9 LSU 4 2 0     8 3 0
Alabama 4 3 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 4 4 0     5 5 0
Auburn 2 4 2     2 4 3
Ole Miss 2 4 0     4 5 1
Florida 1 4 1     4 5 1
Georgia 1 4 1     4 6 1
Mississippi State 0 6 0     0 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1949 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1949 college football season. It was the Tigers' 58th overall and 17th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Earl Brown, in his second year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn, the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery and Ladd Memorial Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. They finished the season with a record of two wins, four losses and three ties (2–4–3 overall, 2–4–2 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23 Ole Miss Cramton BowlMontgomery, AL L 7–40  
October 8 Florida Ladd Memorial StadiumMobile, AL (Rivalry) T 14–14  
October 15 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 21–35  
October 22 at No. 20 Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 6–14  
October 29 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 7–26  
November 5 Mississippi State Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 25–6  
November 12 vs. Georgia Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) T 20–20  
November 26 Clemson* Ladd Memorial Stadium • Mobile, AL T 20–20  
December 3 vs. Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) W 14–13  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1949 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: Earl M. Brown, 1949". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1949 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved November 11, 2013.