1953 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1953 TCU Horned Frogs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1953 record 3–7 (1–5 SWC)
Head coach Abe Martin (1st season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 37,000)
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Rice + 5 1 0     9 2 0
No. 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 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1953 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 3–7 overall and 1–5 in the Southwest Conference, the team was coached by Abe Martin in his first year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 Kansas* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 13–0   -
October 3 at Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas L 6–13   -
October 10 at No. 2 Michigan State* Macklin StadiumEast Lansing, Michigan L 19–26   51,049
October 17 Texas A&M Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 7–20   -
October 24 at Penn State* New Beaver FieldUniversity Park, Pennsylvania L 21–27   -
October 31 at No. 3 Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas (The Revivalry) L 7–25   -
November 7 at Washington State* Joe Albi StadiumSpokane, Washington W 21–7   -
November 14 at No. 10 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 3–13   42,000
November 21 No. 10 Rice Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 6–19   -
November 28 SMU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) W 13–0   27,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1953 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 29 July 2016.