1953 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1953 Florida State Seminoles football
Conference Independent
1953 record 5–5
Head coach Tom Nugent (1st year)
Home stadium Doak 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.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25 at Miami (FL) Burdine StadiumMiami, FL (Rivalry) L 0–27  
October 3 Louisville Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 59–0  
October 10 Abilene Christian Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL L 7–20  
October 17 at Louisiana Tech Tech Stadium • Ruston, LA L 21–32  
October 31 VMI Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 12–7  
November 7 at Southern Mississippi Faulkner FieldHattiesburg, MS L 0–21  
November 14 Furman Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL L 7–14  
November 21 Stetson Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 13–6  
November 28 NC State Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 23–13  
December 5 at Tampa Phillips FieldTampa, FL W 41–6  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Florida State game-by-game results: 1947–1949". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 13, 2013.