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1953 Washington Huskies football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1953 record3–6–1 (2–4–1 PCC)
Head coachJohn Cherberg (1st season)
CaptainVern Lindskog
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 UCLA 6 1 0     8 2 0
#19 Stanford 5 1 1     6 3 1
USC 4 2 1     6 3 1
California 2 2 2     4 4 2
Washington State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Oregon State 3 5 0     3 6 0
Washington 2 4 1     3 6 1
Oregon 2 5 1     4 5 1
Idaho 0 3 0     1 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1953 college football season. In its first season under head coach John Cherberg, the team compiled a 3–6–1 record, finished in seventh place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 217 to 154.[1] Vern Lindskog was the team captain.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 19Colorado*L 20–2131792
September 26at Michigan*L 0–5051233
October 3Oregon State
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 28–027399
October 10No. 7 USC
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
T 13–1331816
October 17vs. OregonW 14–621677
October 24No. 20 Stanford
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 7–1341234
October 31Utah*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 21–1423389
November 7at CaliforniaL 25–5336000
November 14at No. 7 UCLAL 6–2213302
November 21Washington State
L 20–2539534
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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