1948 Auburn Tigers football team

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1948 Auburn Tigers football
AuburnTigers.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
1948 record 1–8–1 (0–7 SEC)
Head coach Earl Brown
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
Cramton Bowl
Ladd Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1947 1949 »
1948 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Georgia 6 0 0     9 2 0
#15 Ole Miss 6 1 0     8 1 0
#13 Tulane 5 1 0     9 1 0
#12 Vanderbilt 4 2 1     8 2 1
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     7 3 0
Alabama 4 4 1     6 4 1
Mississippi State 3 3 0     4 4 1
Tennessee 2 3 1     4 4 2
Kentucky 1 3 1     5 3 2
Florida 1 5 0     5 5 0
LSU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Auburn 0 7 0     1 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1948 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1948 college football season. It was the Tigers' 57th overall and 16th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Earl Brown, in his first year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn, the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery and Ladd Memorial Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. They finished the season with a record of one win, eight losses and one tie (1–8–1 overall, 0–7 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 24 Mississippi Southern* Cramton BowlMontgomery, AL W 20–14  
October 2 Louisiana Tech* Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL T 13–13  
October 9 at Florida Phillips FieldTampa, FL (Rivalry) L 9–16  
October 16 at #7 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 0–27  
October 23 at #17 Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 6–21  
October 29 Vanderbilt Cramton Bowl • Montgomery, AL L 0–47  
November 6 Mississippi State Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 0–20  
November 13 vs. #13 Georgia Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 14–42  
November 27 #9 Clemson* Ladd Memorial Stadium • Mobile, AL L 6–7  
December 4 vs. Alabama Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) L 0–55  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1948 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: Earl M. Brown, 1948". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1948 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved November 11, 2013.