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1988 Auburn Tigers football team

1988 Auburn Tigers football
SEC Co-Champions
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #7
AP #8
1988 record 10–2 (6–1 SEC)
Head coach Pat Dye
Offensive coordinator Larry Blakeney / Pat Sullivan
Defensive coordinator Wayne Hall
Home stadium Jordan-Hare Stadium
1988 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Auburn § 6 1 0     10 2 0
#19 LSU § 6 1 0     8 4 0
#15 Georgia 5 2 0     9 3 0
#17 Alabama 4 3 0     9 3 0
Florida 4 3 0     7 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 3 4 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 2 5 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 2 5 0     3 8 0
Mississippi State 0 7 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll


The 1988 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Pat Dye, the team finished the season with a 10–2 record and won their second SEC titles, sharing it with LSU since 1970. LSU handed Auburn their only conference loss of the year 7–6, in a game referred to as the "Earth Quake" game. The Auburn Tigers lost to the Florida State Seminoles 13–7 in the 1989 Sugar Bowl.

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 Kentucky #7 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL TBS W 20–10   60,000
September 17 Kansas* #6 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 56–7   55,700
September 24 Tennessee #4 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL CBS W 38–6   83,687
October 1 North Carolina* #4 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 47–21   73,611
October 8 at LSU #4 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ESPN L 6–7   79,431
October 15 Akron* #12 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 42–0   61,300
October 22 Mississippi State #10 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 33–0   67,300
October 29 at Florida #9 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL ESPN W 16–0   75,199
November 5 Southern Miss* #9 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 38–8   73,787
November 12 #17 Georgia #9 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS W 20–10   85,214
November 25 vs. #17 Alabama #7 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) CBS W 15–10   75,962
January 2 vs. #4 Florida State* #7 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 7–13   75,098
*Non-conference game. AP Poll.
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References

  1. ^ http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=330&season=1988
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