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1953 Duke Blue Devils football
ACC co-champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
APNo. 18
1953 record7–2–1 (4–0 ACC)
Head coachWilliam D. Murray
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Maryland § 3 0 0     10 1 0
#18 Duke § 4 0 0     7 2 1
South Carolina 2 3 0     7 3 0
North Carolina 2 3 0     4 6 0
Wake Forest 2 3 0     3 6 1
Clemson 1 2 0     3 5 1
NC State 0 3 0     1 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1953 Duke Blue Devils football team represented the Duke Blue Devils of Duke University during the 1953 college football season. [2]

Duke won a share of the 1953 ACC Championship, and finished the season ranked 18th in the final AP poll.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Rank Location Result
09/19/1953 at South Carolina No. 10 Columbia, SC W 20-7
9/26/1953 Wake Forest No. 10 Durham, NC W 19-0
10/03/1953 at Tennessee No. 12 Knoxville, TN W 21-7
10/10/1953 Purdue No. 8 Durham, NC W 20-14
10/17/1953 at Army No. 7 New York, NY L 13-14
10/24/1953 NC State No. 16 Durham, NC W 31-0
10/31/1953 vs. Virginia No. 13 Norfolk, VA W 48-6
11/07/1953 at Navy No. 10 Baltimore, MD T 0-0
11/21/1953 at No. 12 Georgia Tech No. 15 Atlanta, GA L 10-13
11/28/1953 North Carolina Durham, NC W 35-20

ReferencesEdit

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