1953 Season

PREVIOUS SEASON              NEXT SEASON

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 (10-0) (UPS, INS State Champion; National Champion) – defeated Warren Harding, Fremont Ross
2. Portsmouth
3. Dayton Chaminade
4. New Philadelphia
5. Warren Harding (8-2) – lost to Massillon, Hamilton
6. Fremont Ross – lost to Massillon
7. Toledo DeVilbiss
8. Cincinnati Purcell
9. Cleveland Rhodes
10. Urbana

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 blowout. (2) The Tigers captured their sixth straight state title and were successful in defending their national championship. (3) Chuck Mather departed to become the head coach at the University of Kansas, while taking several players with him.

Related Stories

 

Opp.Rec.Loc.Mass.Opp.Res.Att.MediaStats
Akron GarfieldH390W11,156StoryStats
Canton LincolnH5513W12,357Story Stats
Lima CentralH400W13,084StoryStats
Steubenville7-2-1A356W9,100StoryStats
Alliance7-2-1H337W12,980StoryStats
MansfieldH417W16,214StoryStats
Warren Harding8-2H276W21,734StoryStats
Toledo WaiteA412W8,000StoryStats
Fremont RossH407W15,261StoryStats
Canton McKinley3-6-1A487W16,500StoryStats
TOTAL39955136,386Season Stats