1953 Montana Grizzlies football team

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1953 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana UM logo.gif
Conference Mountain States Conference
1953 record 3–5 (2–4 MSC)
Head coach Eddie Chinske (2nd year)
Home stadium Dornblaser Field
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The 1953 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 1953 college football season as a member of the Mountain States Conference (MSC). The Grizzlies were led by second-year head coach Eddie Chinske, played their home games at Dornblaser Field and finished the season with a record of three wins and five losses (3–5, 2–4 MSC).[1]


Date Opponent Site Result
September 19 at BYU Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT L 13–27  
September 26 Wyoming Dornblaser FieldMissoula, MT L 7–27  
October 3 Idaho* Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT (Little Brown Stein) L 12–20  
October 9 at Denver DU StadiumDenver, CO W 22–13  
October 17 Colorado A&M Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT W 32–31  
October 24 New Mexico Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT L 13–41  
October 31 at Utah State Romney StadiumLogan, UT L 14–33  
November 7 at Montana State* Gatton Field • Bozeman, MT (Brawl of the Wild) W 32–13  
*Non-conference game.


  1. ^ 2010 Montana Football Media Guide, University of Montana, 2010.