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1953 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 35-32-3, .521 W-L% (5th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 0.12 (7th of 11) ▪ SOS: -1.67 (7th of 11)

Conference Champion: Duke and Maryland

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Duke and Maryland)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Duke and Maryland)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Maryland 10 1 0 .909 3 0 0 1.000 27.1 3.5 21.30 2.49
Duke 7 2 1 .750 4 0 0 1.000 21.7 8.1 9.41 -0.79
South Carolina 7 3 0 .700 2 3 0 .400 19.8 9.7 3.55 -3.95
North Carolina 4 6 0 .400 2 3 0 .400 17.3 18.7 -2.62 0.08
Wake Forest 3 6 1 .350 2 3 0 .400 11.4 15.7 -9.47 -4.67
Clemson 3 5 1 .389 1 2 0 .333 15.4 19.1 -2.79 -0.01
North Carolina State 1 9 0 .100 0 3 0 .000 8.0 26.5 -18.51 -4.81

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 Final
Maryland 9 3 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1
Duke 10 12 8 7 16 13 10 14 15   18
South Carolina                 18 15  

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1954-01-01 Orange Bowl Oklahoma 7 Maryland 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)