1953 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1953 Florida State Seminoles football
ConferenceIndependent
1953 record5–5
Head coachTom Nugent (1st season)
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 15,000)
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →

The 1953 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1953 college football season. In 1953, Tom Nugent, the creator of the I formation, became head coach. He was coach for six years, and compiled a 34–28–1 record.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25at Miami (FL)L 0–27
October 3LouisvilleW 59–0
October 10Abilene Christian
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
L 7–20
October 17at Louisiana Tech
L 21–32
October 31VMI
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
W 12–7
November 7at Mississippi SouthernL 0–21
November 14Furman
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
L 7–14
November 21Stetson
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
W 13–6
November 28NC State
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
W 23–13
December 5at TampaW 41–6

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