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1953 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1953 record4–3–2
Head coachEddie Erdelatz (4th season)
Home stadiumThompson Stadium
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →

The 1953 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1953 college football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. They began the season ranked 13th in the pre-season AP Poll.[1] The team was led by fourth-year head coach Eddie Erdelatz.[2][3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 26William & MaryNo. 13T 6–6
October 3Dartmouth
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 55–7
October 10CornellW 26–6
October 17at PrincetonNo. 14W 65–7
October 24at PennNo. 10L 6–9
October 31at No. 1 Notre DameNo. 20L 7–3858,154
November 7Duke
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Baltimore, MD
T 0–0
November 14at ColumbiaW 14–6
November 28vs. No. 18 ArmyL 7–20
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

PersonnelEdit

1953 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
FB Gattuso, JoeJoe Gattuso Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt


ReferencesEdit


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