1953 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

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1953 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
1953 record 3–7 (1–3 MVC)
Head coach Bernie Witucki (1st season)
Home stadium Skelly Field
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oklahoma A&M + 3 1 0     7 3 0
Detroit + 3 1 0     5 4 0
Wichita 1 2 0     4 4 1
Houston 1 2 0     4 4 1
Tulsa 1 3 0     3 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1953 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team represented the University of Tulsa during the 1953 college football season. In their first year under head coach Bernie Witucki, the Golden Hurricane compiled a 3–7 record, 1–3 against Missouri Valley Conference opponents, and finished in last place in the conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 19Cincinnati*
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
L 7–1414,057
September 26at WichitaL 10–1910,500
October 3at Pacific*W 22–1320,121
October 10at Alabama*L 13–4118,000
October 17Hardin–Simmons*
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 14–1311,500
October 31at Oklahoma A&ML 14–2818,000
November 7Houston
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
W 23–2111,500
November 14 No. 19 Texas Tech*
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
L 7–499,000
November 21Detroit
  • Skelly Field
  • Tulsa, OK
L 0–337,000
November 28at Arkansas*L 7–278,500
  • *Non-conference game

Source: Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football, 2017 Record & Fact Book[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1953 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football, 2017 Record & Fact Book" (PDF). University of Tulsa. 2017. p. 164. Retrieved July 22, 2018.