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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

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26at WisconsinL 0–20
October 3at PennL 7–13
October 10at Boston University
W 35–13
October 17Syracuse
W 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 Rutgers
W 54–26
November 21at PittsburghW 17–0
  • daggerHomecoming

References

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