1949 Florida Gators football team

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1949 Florida Gators football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1949 record 4–5–1 (1–4–1 10th SEC)
Head coach Raymond Wolf
Offensive scheme T-formation
Captain Jimmy Kynes
Home stadium Florida Field
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 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1949 college football season. The season was Bear Wolf's fourth and last as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. Wolf's 1949 Florida Gators finished 4–5–1 overall and 1–4–1 in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), placing tenth of twelve SEC teams,[1] and ending the Gators' ironically-named "Golden Era."

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
9–24–1949 The Citadel* Florida FieldGainesville, Florida W 13–0  
10–1–1949 Tulsa* Skelly StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma W 40–7  
10–8–1949 Auburn Ladd Memorial StadiumMobile, Alabama T 14–14  
10–15–1949 Vanderbilt Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, Florida L 17–22  
10–22–1949 Georgia Tech Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida (HC) L 14–43  
10–29–1949 Furman* Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida W 28–27  
11–5–1949 Georgia Gator Bowl Stadium • Jacksonville, Florida W 28–7  
11–12–1949 No. 14 Kentucky Phillips Field • Tampa, Florida L 0–35  
11–18–1949 Miami* Burdine StadiumMiami, Florida L 13–28  
11–26–1949 Alabama Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida L 13–35  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.[1]

Postseason[edit]

After Wolf left Gainesville, he returned to his alma mater, Texas Christian University, where he became a long-time administrator.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 110–111 (2015). Retrieved August 14, 2015.