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1954 LSU Tigers football team

1954 LSU Tigers football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1954 record 5–6 (2–5 SEC)
Head coach Gaynell Tinsley
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
1954 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Ole Miss 5 1 0     9 2 0
Georgia Tech 6 2 0     8 3 0
Florida 5 2 0     5 5 0
Kentucky 5 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 3 2 1     6 3 1
#13 Auburn 3 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 3 3 0     6 4 0
Alabama 3 3 2     4 5 2
LSU 2 5 0     5 6 0
Tulane 1 6 1     1 6 3
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     2 7 0
Tennessee 1 5 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1954 college football season. Under head coach Gaynell Tinsley, the Tigers had a record of 5–6 with an SEC record of 2–5.[1] It was Tinsley's final season as head coach at LSU.

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 18 at #4 Texas* Memorial FieldAustin, TX L 6–20    
September 25 Alabama Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) L 0–12   40,000
October 2 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY L 6–7    
October 9 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 20–30    
October 16 #20 Texas Tech* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 20–13    
October 23 #18 Florida Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) W 20–7   25,000
October 30 #12 Ole Missdagger Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Magnolia Bowl) L 6–21   46,000
November 6 Chattanooga* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 26–19   11,000
November 13 Mississippi State Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA L 0–25   20,000
November 20 vs. #9 Arkansas* State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA (Rivalry) W 7–6   33,000
November 27, 1954 Tulane Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Rag) W 14–13    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1954 LSU football schedule[2]

Awards

  • Sid Fournet: All-American – AP, Look, Colliers, INS, NEA, UP; ALL-SEC

References

  1. ^ 1955 Gumbo, LSU Press, p. 270–287
  2. ^ "1954 LSU football schedule". LSUSports.net. Retrieved November 12, 2013. 
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