1953 UMass Redmen football team

The 1953 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1953 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Charlie O'Rourke and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 1–7 overall and 0–3 in conference play.

1953 UMass Redmen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1953 record1–7 (0–3 YC)
Head coach
Home stadiumAlumni Field
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New Hampshire + 3 1 0     6 2 0
Rhode Island + 3 1 0     6 2 0
Connecticut 2 1 1     3 4 1
Maine 1 2 1     4 2 1
Vermont 0 1 0     3 3 1
UMass 0 3 0     1 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26at Bates*W 34–12
October 3ConnecticutL 0–41
October 10at Springfield (MA)*
L 7–20
October 17Rhode Island
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 14–41
October 24at Northeastern*L 14–41
October 31Brandeis*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 14–38
November 14Tufts*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 6–14
November 21at New HampshireL 12–32
  • *Non-conference game

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