|1953 record 2–6 (1–0 Middle Three)||Home stadium Rutgers Stadium|
|Conference Middle Three Conference|
Head coach Harvey Harman (12th year)
The 1953 Rutgers Queensmen football team represented Rutgers University in the 1953 college football season. In their 12th season under head coach Harvey Harman, the Queensmen compiled a 2–6 record, won the Middle Three Conference championship, and were outscored by their opponents 215 to 126.