1953 Washington State Cougars football team

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1953 Washington State Cougars football
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1953 record 4–6 (3–4 PCC)
Head coach Al Kircher (2nd season)
Home stadium Rogers Field,
Memorial Stadium (Spokane, WA)
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 UCLA $ 6 1 0     8 2 0
No. 19 Stanford 5 1 1     6 3 1
USC 4 2 1     6 3 1
California 2 2 2     4 4 2
Washington State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Oregon State 3 5 0     3 6 0
Washington 2 4 1     3 6 1
Oregon 2 5 1     4 5 1
Idaho 0 3 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 Washington State Cougars football team was an American football team that represented Washington State College during the 1953 college football season. Head coach Al Kircher led the team to a 3–4 mark in the PCC and 4–6 overall.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 19No. 8 USCL 13–29 19,000
September 26at Pacific*W 26–20 23,203
October 3at Iowa*L 12–54 31,500
October 10Oregon
  • Rogers Field
  • Pullman, WA
W 7–0 16,000
October 17at IdahoW 30–13 19,000
October 24at No. 12 UCLAL 7–44 27,608
October 31at No. 17 StanfordL 19–48 18,500
November 7TCU*L 7–21 17,500
November 14at Oregon StateL 0–7 13,500
November 21at WashingtonW 25–20 40,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Media Guide" (PDF). WSUCougars.com. Washington State Cougars Athletics. p. 74. Retrieved October 24, 2016.