1955 LSU Tigers football team

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1955 LSU Tigers football
Old LSU Logo 50s.jpg
Conference Southeastern Conference
1955 record 3–5–2 (2–3–1 SEC)
Head coach Paul Dietzel
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
Seasons
« 1954 1956 »
1955 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Ole Miss 5 1 0     10 1 0
#8 Auburn 5 1 1     8 2 1
#7 Georgia Tech 4 1 1     9 1 1
Tennessee 3 2 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 4 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 4 4 0     6 4 0
Kentucky 3 3 1     6 3 1
Tulane 3 3 1     5 4 1
LSU 2 3 1     3 5 2
Florida 3 5 0     4 6 0
Georgia 2 5 0     4 6 0
Alabama 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1955 college football season. Under head coach Paul Dietzel, the Tigers had a record of 3–5–2 with an SEC record of 2–3–1.[1] It was Dietzel's first season as head coach at LSU.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 17 Kentucky Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA W 19–7    
September 24 vs. Texas A&M* #16 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Rivalry) L 0–28    
October 1 at #11 Rice* Rice StadiumHouston, TX T 20–20    
October 8 #4 Georgia Tech Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA L 0–7   60,000
October 15 at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) L 14–18    
October 29 Ole Miss Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Magnolia Bowl) L 26–29    
November 5 at #1 Maryland* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 0–13    
November 12 #18 Mississippi Statedagger Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 34–7    
November 19 at Arkansas* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR (Rivalry) W 13–7    
November 26 Tulane Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Rag) T 13–13   60,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1955 LSU football schedule[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1956 Gumbo, LSU Press, p. 316–333
  2. ^ "1955 LSU football schedule". LSUSports.net. Retrieved November 12, 2013.