1953 Miami Hurricanes football
ConferenceIndependent
Record4–5
Head coach
Home stadiumBurdine Stadium
(capacity 67,129)
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Arkansas State     8 0 2
Delaware     7 1 0
Maryland State     7 1 0
Mississippi Southern     9 2 0
Navy     4 3 2
Memphis State     6 4 0
Florida State     5 5 0
Tampa     6 6 0
Miami (FL)     4 5 0
Sewanee     3 5 0
Marshall     2 5 2
Chattanooga     3 7 0
Louisville     1 7 0
Virginia     1 8 0

The 1953 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami as an independent during the 1953 college football season. Led by sixth-year head coach Andy Gustafson, the Hurricanes played their home games at Burdine Stadium in Miami, Florida. Miami finished the season 4–5.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25Florida StateW 27–0
October 2No. 10 Baylor
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
L 13–21
October 9Clemson
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 39–7
October 17at NebraskaL 16–2039,000
October 23No. 3 Maryland
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
L 0–3042,157
October 31at FordhamL 0–2020,308[1]
November 6No. 15 Auburn
  • Burdine Stadium
  • Miami, FL
L 20–29
November 13VPI
W 26–017,000[2]
November 27Florida
W 14–0
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ Evans, Luther (November 1, 1953). "Fordham Rips Miami 'Zephyrs', 20 to 0". The Miami Herald. Miami, Fla. p. 1D – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Florida Minded UM Nabs Third Win, Whips Outclassed Virginia Tech 26-0". The Miami Hurricane. University of Miami. November 20, 1953. p. 20. Retrieved July 24, 2017.
  3. ^ "1953 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved November 10, 2016.