The 1953 New Mexico A&M Aggies football team was an American football team that represented New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts (now known as New Mexico State University) as a member of the Border Conference during the 1953 college football season. In their first year under head coach James Patton, the Aggies compiled a 2–7 record (1–4 against conference opponents), finished sixth in the conference, and were outscored by a total of 316 to 56. The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium.
|1953 New Mexico A&M Aggies football|
|Record||2–7 (1–4 Border)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1953 Border Conference football standings|
|No. 12 Texas Tech $||5||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|New Mexico A&M||1||–||4||–||0||2||–||7||–||0|
|West Texas State||0||–||6||–||0||1||–||8||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
|September 19||at Wyoming*||L 0–47|
|September 26||Colorado College*||W 12–7|
|October 3||at Arizona||L 7–46|
|October 10||McMurry*||L 12–26|
|October 17||at Texas Western||L 0–39|
|October 24||at Texas Tech||L 0–71|
|November 7||New Mexico*||L 6–28|
|November 14||at Hardin–Simmons||L 0–39||3,000|||
|November 21||West Texas State||W 19–13|
- "1953 New Mexico State Aggies Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 6, 2019.
- "New Mexico State Football 2018 Media Guide" (PDF). New Mexico State University. 2018. p. 72. Retrieved August 6, 2019.
- 2018 Media Guide, p. 15.
- Harless Wade (November 15, 1953). "Pokes Set Rushing Record In 39-0 Win Over Aggies". The Abilene Reporter-News. p. Sports 1 – via Newspapers.com.