1953 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1953 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1953 record2–7 (1–5 Big Ten)
Head coachBernie Crimmins (2nd season)
MVPHarry Jagielski
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Michigan State + 5 1 0     9 1 0
No. 7 Illinois + 5 1 0     7 1 1
No. 15 Wisconsin 4 1 1     6 2 1
Ohio State 4 3 0     6 3 0
Minnesota 3 3 1     4 4 1
No. 20 Michigan 3 3 0     6 3 0
No. 9 Iowa 3 3 0     5 3 1
Purdue 2 4 0     2 7 0
Indiana 1 5 0     2 7 0
Northwestern 0 6 0     3 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1953 Big Ten Conference football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Bernie Crimmins, in his second year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 26at No. 7 Ohio StateL 12–3675,898
October 2at No. 7 USC*L 14–2749,598
October 10Marquette*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 21–20-
October 17at No. 2 Michigan StateL 18–47-
October 24at IowaNBCL 13–19-
October 31Missouri*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
L 7–14-
November 7at No. 13 MinnesotaL 20–2858,527
November 14Northwestern
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Bloomington, Indiana
W 14–620,000
November 21Purdue
L 0–30-
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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1954 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Harry Jagielski Tackle 7 80 Washington Redskins

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1953 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 29, 2015.
  2. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1954.htm