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1953 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association Year Summary

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Record: 36-33-3, .521 W-L% (5th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -4.83 (10th of 11) ▪ SOS: -4.99 (10th of 11)

Conference Champion: Texas Tech

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Texas Tech)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas Tech 11 1 0 .917 5 0 0 1.000 38.6 13.9 16.68 -1.24
Hardin-Simmons 6 5 0 .545 4 1 0 .800 18.1 19.2 -4.82 -4.73
Texas-El Paso 8 2 0 .800 4 2 0 .667 25.7 14.4 0.72 -9.28
Arizona 4 5 1 .450 3 2 0 .600 23.4 18.1 1.46 -0.34
Arizona State 4 5 1 .450 1 3 0 .250 20.7 20.3 -7.40 -7.80
New Mexico State 2 7 0 .222 1 4 0 .200 6.2 35.1 -20.17 -4.39
West Texas A&M 1 8 1 .150 0 6 0 .000 12.6 27.6 -20.28 -7.18

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 Final
Texas Tech               19 17 14 12

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1954-01-01 Gator Bowl Texas Tech 35 Auburn 13 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1954-01-01 Sun Bowl Texas-El Paso 37 Southern Mississippi 14 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)