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1951 Season

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1951 Varsity Football Team

Record: 9-1
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Chuck Mather (4th year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 37-3

Team Captains: Frank Gibson, Chick Vliet

All-Ohio: Bruce Brenner (1st), Frank Gibson (1st), Glenn Tunning (1st), Ace Grooms (2nd)

AP State Poll:
1. Massillon
2. Steubenville
6. Barberton
7. Warren Harding

All-Time Record: 329-123-28
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 26-25-5

Noteworthy Items: Massillon captured the state championship in spite of a 19-13 loss to No. 7 Warren Harding. No. 2 Steubenville had defeated Warren 13-12, but the Tigers beat Steubenville 13-6, scoring the winning TD in the last 10 seconds. Massillon also beat No. 6 Barberton 6-0.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Toledo LibbeyH390W11,693Game Story and Stats
Cincinnati Elder5-5H426W12,958Game Story and Stats
Steubenville9-1A136W10,000Game Story and Stats
Akron SouthH5413W10,796Game Story and Stats
Alliance4-5-1H3421W12,715Game Story and Stats
MansfieldH540W16,114Game Story and Stats
Warren Harding8-3A1319L12,000Game Story and Stats
Toledo WaiteA210W8,000Game Story and Stats
Barberton8-1H60W16,141Game Story and Stats
Canton McKinley2-8A400W16,000Game Story and Stats