1953 Clemson Tigers football team

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1953 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1953 record 3–5–1 (1–2 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Dreher Gaskin, Nathan Gressette
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1952 1954 »
1953 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Maryland + 3 0 0     10 1 0
#18 Duke + 4 0 0     7 2 1
South Carolina 2 3 0     7 3 0
North Carolina 2 3 0     4 6 0
Wake Forest 2 3 0     3 6 1
Clemson 1 2 0     3 5 1
NC State 0 3 0     1 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1953 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1953 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 19* Presbyterian Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 33–7
September 26* at Boston College Fenway ParkBoston, MA T 26–26
October 3 #3 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 0–20
October 9* at Miami (FL) Burdine StadiumMiami, FL L 7–39
October 22 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 7–14
October 31 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 18–0
November 7* at #6 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 7–20
November 14* at The Citadel Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 34–13
November 21* #14 Alabama Polytechnic Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 19–45
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1953 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 16, 2013.