1953 Mississippi State Maroons football team

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1953 Mississippi State Maroons football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1953 record 5–2–3 (3–1–3 SEC)
Head coach Murray Warmath (2nd season)
Home stadium Scott Field
(Capacity: 35,000)
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Alabama $ 4 0 3     6 3 3
No. 8 Georgia Tech 4 1 1     9 2 1
No. 16 Kentucky 4 1 1     7 2 1
Ole Miss 4 1 1     7 2 1
No. 17 Auburn 4 2 1     7 3 1
Mississippi State 3 1 3     5 2 3
Tennessee 3 2 1     6 4 1
LSU 2 3 3     5 3 3
Florida 1 3 2     3 5 2
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     3 7 0
Georgia 1 5 0     3 8 0
Tulane 0 7 0     1 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 Mississippi State Maroons football team represented Mississippi State College during the 1953 college football season. This would be the last season for head coach Murray Warmath, who was hired by Minnesota after the season,[1] and for quarterback Jackie Parker, who went on to have along career in the CFL. Parker would win his second SEC "Player of the Year" award by the Nashville Banner.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 19 at Memphis State* Crump StadiumMemphis, Tennessee W 34–6  
September 26 at No. 17 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee W 26–0  
October 3 North Texas State* No. 11 Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 21–6  
October 10 Auburn No. 13 Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi T 21–21  
October 17 at Kentucky No. 20 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky (Rivalry) L 13–32  
October 24 at Alabama Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, Alabama (Rivalry) T 7–7  
October 31 Texas Tech* Scott Field • Jackson, Mississippi L 20–27  
November 7 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans W 21–0  
November 14 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 26–13  
November 28 Ole Miss Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi (Egg Bowl) T 7–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ AP (2011-03-17). "Murray Warmath, former Mississippi State football coach, dies at age 98". gulflive.com. Gulf Live. 
  2. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved December 26, 2015