American Football Database
1953 UMass Redmen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1953 record1–7 (0–3 YC)
Head coachCharlie O'Rourke (2nd season)
Home stadiumAlumni Field
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Template:1953 Yankee Conference football standings The 1953 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1953 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Charlie O'Rourke and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 1–7 overall and 0–3 in conference play.


September 26at Bates*
  • Garcelon Field
  • Lewiston, ME
W 34–12
October 3ConnecticutL 0–41
October 10at Springfield (MA)*
L 7–20
October 17Rhode Island
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 14–41
October 24at Northeastern*
  • Kent Street Field
  • Brookline, MA
L 14–41
October 31[[{{{school}}}|Brandeis]]*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 14–38
November 14Tufts*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 6–14
November 21at New Hampshire
L 12–32
  • *Non-conference game