1953 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1953 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
Conference Independent
1953 record 3–5–1
Head coach Red Dawson (2nd season)
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →

The 1953 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1953 college football season. The team compiled a 3–5–1 record under head coach Red Dawson.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 26 No. 16 West Virginia No. 17 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) L 7–17  
October 3 No. 8 Oklahoma Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA T 7–7  
October 10 Nebraska No. 17 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 14–6  
October 17 at No. 1 Notre Dame No. 15 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Rivalry) L 14–23  
October 24 at Northwestern No. 18 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 21–27  
October 31 at No. 14 Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 14–35  
November 7 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 26–0  
November 14 NC State Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 40–6  
November 21 Penn State Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) L 0–17  
#Rankings from AP Poll.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "1953 Pittsburgh Panthers Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. May 21, 2016.