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1949 Season

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1949 Varsity Football Team

Record: 9-1
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Chuck Mather (2nd year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 18-2

Team Captains: Dick Jacobs, Clarence Johnson

All-Ohio: Irvin “Ace” Crable (1st), Dick Shine (2nd)

AP State Poll:
1. Massillon
3. Canton McKinley

All-Time Record: 310-122-28
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 24-25-5

Noteworthy Items: Having lost to Mansfield 16-12, Massillon then defeated unbeaten Canton McKinley 6-0; note that the Bulldogs had earlier bested Mansfield (coached by former Tiger mentor Augie Morningstar). With this scenario, the sportswriters opted for defending state champion Massillon to repeat.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Cleveland Cathedral LatinH406W12,643Game Story and Stats
Canton LincolnH600W10,850Game Story and Stats
Barberton4-3-2N346W22,576Game Story and Stats
Steubenville5-5A630W9,000Game Story and Stats
Alliance4-6H4814W15,005Game Story and Stats
Mansfield8-1H1216L19,166Game Story and Stats
Warren Harding3-7-1A3519W10,000Game Story and Stats
Toledo WaiteH5919W12,389Game Story and Stats
Youngstown SouthH3813W9,636Game Story and Stats
Canton McKinley9-1A60W24,000Game Story and Stats