|1953 TCU Horned Frogs football|
|1953 record||3–7 (1–5 SWC)|
|Head coach||Abe Martin (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Amon G. Carter Stadium|
Template:1953 Southwest Conference football standings The 1953 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1953 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 3–7 overall and 1–5 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Abe Martin in his first year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.
|September 19||Kansas*||W 13–0|
|October 3||at Arkansas||L 6–13|
|October 10||at No. 2 Michigan State*||L 19–26||51,049|
|October 17||Texas A&M||L 7–20|
|October 24||at Penn State*||L 21–27|
|October 31||at No. 3 Baylor||L 7–25|
|November 7||at Washington State*||W 21–7|
|November 14||at No. 10 Texas||L 3–13||42,000|
|November 21||No. 10 Rice||L 6–19|
|November 28||SMU||W 13–0||27,000|
- "1953 TCU Horned Frogs". https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-christian/1953-schedule.html. Retrieved July 29, 2016.