1953 Season

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Record: 10-0
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Chuck Mather (6th year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 57-3

Team Captains: Bruce Schram, John Traylor

All-Ohio: Jim Letcavits (1st), Bruce Shram (1st), Ronnie Agnes (1st), John Traylor (1st), John Francisco (1st), Tom Boone (2nd)

AP State Poll:
1. Massillon (also National Champion)
5. Warren Harding
6. Fremont Ross

All-Time Record: 349-123-28
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 28-25-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Massillon recorded its largest ever margin of victory over Canton McKinley. The Tigers led 42-7 at the half enroute to a 48-7 rout. (2) Massillon captured its sixth straight state title and was successful in defending its national championship. (3) Chuck Mather departed to become the head coach at the University of Kansas.

 

OpponentH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Akron GarfieldH390W11,156Game Story and Stats
Canton LincolnH5513W12,357
Lima Central CatholicH400W13,084
SteubenvilleA356W9,100
AllianceH337W12,980
MansfieldH417W16,214
Warren HardingH276W21,734
Toledo WaiteA412W8,000
Fremont RossH407W15,261
Canton McKinleyA487W16,500
TOTAL39955136,386