The Stanford Indian mascot had quite a year in 1949. He was featured on the program cover in various activities preparing for opponents.
It looks like he is going to be outsmarted in this Stanford v. Harvard 1949 cover:
But has a distinct advantage on Berkeley in this Stanford v. California 1949 program:
But looks in a prone position in this program cover of the same year vs. Michigan:
The covers were illustrated by Don Bloodgood and all the games were played at Stanford. It is rare to see such a common theme throughout programs.