1953 UMass Redmen football team

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1953 UMass Redmen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1953 record 1–7 (0–3 YC)
Head coach Charlie O'Rourke
Home stadium Alumni Field
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The 1953 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1953 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Charlie O'Rourke and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 1–7 overall and 0–3 in conference play.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 26 at Bates* Garcelon FieldLewiston, ME W 34–12  
October 3 Connecticut Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 0–41  
October 10 at Springfield* Springfield, MA L 7–20  
October 17 Rhode Island Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 14–41  
October 24 at Northeastern* Kent Street FieldBrookline, MA L 14–41  
October 31 Brandeis* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 14–38  
November 14 Tufts* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 6–14  
November 21 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH L 12–32  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.


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