1949 Miami Hurricanes football
ConferenceIndependent
Record6–3
Head coach
Home stadiumBurdine Stadium
(capacity: 59,578)
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Maryland State     8 0 0
Memphis State     9 1 0
Delaware     8 1 0
Virginia     7 2 0
Louisville     8 3 0
Grambling     7 3 2
Miami (FL)     6 3 0
Sewanee     4 2 1
Chattanooga     5 4 0
Georgetown     5 5 0
West Virginia     4 6 1
Navy     3 5 1
Oklahoma City     2 8 0
Tampa        

The 1949 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami as an independent during the 1949 college football season. Led by second-year head coach Andy Gustafson, the Hurricanes played their home games at Burdine Stadium in Miami, Florida. Miami finished the season 6–3.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30RollinsW 52–13
October 8at LouisvilleW 26–0
October 14Purdue
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
L 0–14
October 21Georgia
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 13–937,138[1]
November 4Detroit
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 27–635,031[2]
November 11South Carolina
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 13–7
November 18Florida
W 28–1355,981[3]
November 25No. 20 Kentucky
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
L 6–2142,970[4]
December 2No. 15 Maryland
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
L 0–1335,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "Miami scores coveted win over Georgia". The Bradenton Herald. October 22, 1949. Retrieved February 12, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ Dick Peters (November 5, 1949). "Miami Racks Up Titans, 27-6". Detroit Free Press. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Miami dumps Florida in 28–13 grid battle". News-Press. November 19, 1949. Retrieved February 12, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Cats come from behind to beat Miami". The Palm Beach Post. November 26, 1949. Retrieved February 12, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "1949 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2015-10-06. Retrieved November 18, 2016.