1953 Mississippi State Maroons football team

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 β†’
1953 Southeastern Conference 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

Date Opponent Rank Site Result Attendance
September 19 at Memphis State* W 34–6
September 26 at No. 17 Tennessee W 26–0
October 3 North Texas State* No. 11 W 21–6
October 10 Auburn No. 13 T 21–21
October 17 at Kentucky No. 20 L 13–32
October 24 at Alabama T 7–7
October 31 Texas Tech* L 20–27 16,000
November 7 at Tulane W 21–0
November 14 at LSU W 26–13
November 28 Ole Miss T 7–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  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


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