1975 Auburn Tigers football team

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1975 Auburn Tigers football
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Conference Southeastern Conference
1975 record 4–6–1 (2–4 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Jordan
Home stadium Jordan-Hare Stadium
Seasons
« 1974 1976 »
1975 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Alabama 6 0 0     11 1 0
Florida 5 1 0     9 3 0
#19 Georgia 5 1 0     9 3 0
Ole Miss 5 1 0     6 5 0
Tennessee 3 3 0     7 5 0
Vanderbilt 2 4 0     7 4 0
Mississippi State 1 4 1     6 4 1
Auburn 1 4 1     3 6 2
LSU 1 5 0     4 7 0
Kentucky 0 6 0     2 8 1
† – Conference champion
  • Mississippi State later forfeited all 1975 wins and one tie due to NCAA violations.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Auburn Tigers football team achieved an overall record of 3–6–2 and 1–4–1 in the SEC in Ralph “Shug” Jordan’s last year as head coach at Auburn after 25 years; however, the official record would improved to 4–6–1 (2–4) when Mississippi State was forced to forfeit its tie that year due to NCAA imposed sanctions.[1]

Three players were named to the All-SEC first team for 1975: Chuck Fletcher (OT), Rick Telhieard (DT), and Clyde Baumgartner (SP).[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13, 1975 Memphis State* #7 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 20–31   55,000
September 20, 1975 at Baylor* Baylor StadiumWaco, TX T 10–10   46,300
September 27, 1975 at #16 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN L 17–21   74,611
October 4, 1975 Virginia Tech* Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 16–23   45,000
October 11, 1975 at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 15–9   57,722
October 18, 1975 at Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 31–27   58,316
October 25, 1975 at Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 17–14   39,344
November 1, 1975 #11 Florida Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 14–31   65,000
November 8, 1975 Mississippi State Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 21–21 (forfeit)   64,796
November 15, 1975 at #20 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 13–28   57,500
November 29, 1975 vs. #4 Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) L 0–28   63,500
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Auburn Tigers Football Media Guide, Auburn University Athletic Department, Auburn, Alabama, pp. 182–184, 150–151 (2011). Retrieved August 19, 2011
  2. ^ a b 2005 Auburn Tigers Football Media Guide, Auburn University Athletic Department, Auburn, Alabama, pp. 142–143, 178–180 (2005). Retrieved August 19, 2011