1953 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1953 record6–3
Head coachRip Engle (4th season)
Home stadiumNew Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →

The 1953 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1953 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Rip Engle and played its home games in New Beaver Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26at WisconsinL 0–20
October 3at PennL 7–13
October 10at Boston UniversityW 35–13
October 17SyracuseW 20–14
October 24TCUdagger
  • New Beaver Field
  • University Park, PA
W 27–21
October 31West Virginia
  • New Beaver Field
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
L 19–20
November 7Fordham
  • New Beaver Field
  • University Park, PA
W 28–21
November 14at RutgersW 54–26
November 21at PittsburghW 17–0
  • daggerHomecoming

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