1953 Texas Longhorns football team

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1953 Texas Longhorns football
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 8
AP No. 11
1953 record 7-3 (5-1 SWC)
Head coach Ed Price
Home stadium Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,130)
Seasons
« 1952 1954 »
1953 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Rice + 5 1 0     9 2 0
#11 Texas + 5 1 0     7 3 0
Baylor 4 2 0     7 3 0
SMU 3 3 0     5 5 0
Arkansas 2 4 0     3 7 0
Texas A&M 1 5 0     4 5 1
TCU 1 5 0     3 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas in the 1953 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 19 at LSU* No. 11 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA L 7–20   45,000
September 26 Villanova* No. 11 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX W 41–12   27,000
October 3 Houston* No. 17 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 28–7   30,000
October 10 vs. No. 16 Oklahoma* No. 15 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) L 14–19   75,504
October 17 at Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR (Rivalry) W 16–7   19,654
October 24 Rice Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 13–18   48,000
October 31 at No. 11 SMU Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 16–7   51,000
November 7 No. 3 Baylor No. 19 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 21–20   54,000
November 14 TCU No. 10 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 13–3   42,000
November 26 at Texas A&M No. 7 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 21–12   42,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Carlton Massey, End, Consensus All-American[2]

References[edit]