1986 LSU Tigers football team

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1986 LSU Tigers football
Louisiana State University (block logo).svg
SEC Champions
Sugar Bowl, L 15–30 vs. Nebraska
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #11
AP #10
1986 record 9–3 (5–1 SEC)
Head coach Bill Arnsparger
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
(Capacity: 77,542)
Seasons
« 1985 1987 »
1986 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 LSU 5 1 0     9 3 0
#6 Auburn 4 2 0     10 2 0
#9 Alabama 4 2 0     10 3 0
Georgia 4 2 0     8 4 0
Ole Miss 4 2 0     8 3 1
Tennessee 3 3 0     7 5 0
Florida 2 4 0     6 5 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     6 5 0
Kentucky 2 4 0     5 5 1
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by Bill Arnsparger in his third season and finished with an overall record of nine wins and three losses (9–3 overall, 5–1 in the SEC), as Southeastern Conference (SEC) champions and with a loss against Nebraska in the Sugar Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 13 7:00 PM #7 Texas A&M* #14 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) ESPN W 35–17   79,713
September 20 7:00 PM Miami (OH)* #8 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA PPV L 12–21   75,777
October 4 12:30 PM at Florida #18 Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) PPV W 28–17   74,221
October 11 7:00 PM Georgia #16 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA PPV W 23–14   78,252
October 18 6:30 PM at Kentucky #12 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY PPV W 25–16   57,201
October 25 7:00 PM North Carolina*dagger #12 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA PPV W 30–3   78,301
November 1 2:30 PM Ole Miss #12 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Magnolia Bowl) ABC L 19–21   77,758
November 8 7:00 PM at #6 Alabama #18 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Rivalry) ESPN W 14–10   75,808
November 15 7:30 PM at Mississippi State #12 Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS ESPN W 47–0   47,000
November 22 7:00 PM Notre Dame* #8 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 21–19   78,197
November 29 7:00 PM Tulane* #5 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Rag) PPV W 37–17   78,131
January 1, 1987 3:00 PM vs. #6 Nebraska* #5 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 15–30   76,234
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time Zone.
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1986 LSU football schedule[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "1986 LSU football schedule". LSUSports.net. Retrieved November 12, 2013.