1954 Season

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1954 Varsity Football Team

Record: 9-1
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Tom Harp (1st year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 9-1

Team Captains: Rich Crescenze, Homer Floyd

All-Ohio: Homer Floyd (1st), Bob Williams (2nd)

AP State Poll:
1. Massillon (9-1) – defeated Canton McKinley, Mansfield; lost to Alliance
2. Alliance (9-1) – defeated Massillon; lost to Canton McKinley
3. Canton McKinley (8-2) – defeated Springfield, Alliance; lost to Massillon
4. Mansfield (9-1)
5. Cleveland Cathedral Latin (10-0)
6. Youngstown Rayen (9-0)
7. Lancaster (9-0)
8. Jackson (9-0)
9. Springfield (8-2) – lost to Canton McKinley
10. Cincinnati Elder (9-0)

All-Time Record: 358-124-28
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 29-25-5

Noteworthy Items: Massillon (9-1) captured the state title, in spite of an early 19-7 loss to No. 2 Alliance (9-1), which snapped the Tigers’ 25-game winning streak. The Tigers had defeated No. 3 Canton McKinley (8-2) 26-6, rolling up over 400 yards of offense. They also beat No. 4 Mansfield (9-1) 18-0, whereas Alliance lost 26-6 to Canton McKinley. The Bulldogs also lost to unranked Warren Harding 7-6.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Struthers3-6H680W11,459Game StoryGame Stats
Canton LincolnH470W11,320Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance9-1A719L11,000Game StoryGame Stats
Steubenville2-8H280W10,337Game StoryGame Stats
MansfieldA180W12,600Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland Benedictine5-2-2H347W10,168Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding7-3A127W11,000Game StoryGame Stats
Barberton5-4H3414W12,170Game StoryGame Stats
Akron GarfieldH2113W8,913Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley8-2H266W21,154Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL29566120,121Season Stats