1953 Arizona Wildcats football team

The 1953 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona during the 1953 college football season.

1953 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceBorder Conference
Record4–5–1 (3–2 Border)
Head coach
CaptainBuddy Lewis
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 12 Texas Tech $ 5 0 0 11 1 0
Hardin–Simmons 4 1 0 6 5 0
Texas Western 4 2 0 8 2 0
Arizona 3 2 0 4 5 1
Arizona State 1 3 0 4 5 1
New Mexico A&M 1 4 0 2 7 0
West Texas State 0 6 0 1 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 19Utah*L 7–28
September 26at Colorado*L 14–2024,500
October 3New Mexico A&M
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 46–7
October 10New Mexico*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ (rivalry)
W 20–016,000
October 17Marquette*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
L 0–14
October 31West Texas State
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 39–6
November 7at Texas TechL 27–5216,500
November 14Texas Western
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
L 20–28
November 21Kansas State*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
T 26–26
November 28at Arizona StateW 35–016,000
  • *Non-conference game

The game versus Arizona State was first game on television.[1]

AwardsEdit

  • All-Border (First Team): B Kenny Cardella, T Buddy Lewis[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2011 Arizona football guide.
  2. ^ 2011 Arizona football guide.