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1953 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1953 record5–3–1
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (5th season)
CaptainGame captains[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 NCAA independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Notre Dame         9 0 1
Southern Miss         9 2 0
Penn State         6 3 0
Syracuse         5 3 1
Drexel         2 3 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1953 college football season. The Orangemen were led by fifth-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the season with a 5–3–1 record and were not invited to a bowl game.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 26TempleW 42–020,000
October 2Boston University
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
T 14–1418,000
October 10Fordham
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 20–1320,000
October 17at Penn StateL 14–2021,500
October 24at No. 7 IllinoisL 13–2030,076
October 31at Holy CrossW 21–015,000
November 7at CornellW 26–012,000
November 14Colgate
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (rivalry)
W 34–1837,000
November 21at VillanovaL 13–1410,146
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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