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1953 Southern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 46-47-2, .495 W-L% (10th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -11.03 (11th of 11) ▪ SOS: -9.63 (11th of 11)

Conference Champion: West Virginia

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(West Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(West Virginia)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
West Virginia 8 2 0 .800 4 0 0 1.000 30.9 15.4 6.68 -4.42
Furman 7 2 0 .778 2 0 0 1.000 18.7 10.1 -4.23 -12.90
George Washington 5 4 0 .556 4 2 0 .667 18.4 13.8 -6.14 -9.47
William & Mary 5 4 1 .550 3 2 0 .600 12.2 19.1 -11.82 -8.82
Richmond 5 3 1 .611 3 3 0 .500 13.9 12.9 -10.99 -12.10
Virginia Military Institute 5 5 0 .500 3 3 0 .500 17.4 19.6 -11.71 -12.31
Virginia Tech 5 5 0 .500 3 3 0 .500 14.2 12.4 -9.33 -11.03
Washington & Lee 4 6 0 .400 2 4 0 .333 19.3 24.2 -11.09 -7.89
Citadel 2 7 0 .222 1 3 0 .250 8.6 29.3 -21.78 -8.23
Davidson 0 9 0 .000 0 5 0 .000 5.8 32.9 -29.94 -9.17

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 Final
West Virginia 16 13 12 10 8 5 7 8 19 11 10

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1954-01-01 Sugar Bowl Georgia Tech 42 West Virginia 19 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)