American Football Database
American Football Database
1953 Miami Redskins football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1953 record7–1–1 (3–0–1 MAC)
Head coachAra Parseghian (3rd season)
CaptainTom Pagna
Home stadiumMiami Field
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Template:1953 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1953 Miami Redskins football team was an American football team that represented Miami University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1953 college football season. In its third season under head coach Ara Parseghian, Miami compiled a 7–1–1 record (3–0–1 against MAC opponents), finished in second place in the MAC, held eight of nine opponents to seven points or less, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 327 to 52.[1]

Tom Pagna was the team captain.[2] The team's statistical leaders included Tom Pagna with 706 rushing yards, Dick Hunter with 626 passing yards, and Jay Ansel with 184 receiving yards.[3]


  1. "2005 Miami University Football Media Guide". 2005. pp. 117, 122. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  2. 2005 Media Guide, p. 148.
  3. 2005 Media Guide, p. 169.