1987 Auburn Tigers football team

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1987 Auburn Tigers football
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SEC Champions
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #7
AP #7
1987 record 9–1–2 (5–0–1 SEC)
Head coach Pat Dye
Offensive coordinator Larry Blakeney / Pat Sullivan
Defensive coordinator Wayne Hall
Home stadium Jordan-Hare Stadium
Seasons
« 1986 1988 »
1987 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Auburn 5 0 1     9 1 2
#5 LSU 5 1 0     10 1 1
#14 Tennessee 4 1 1     10 2 1
#13 Georgia 4 2 0     9 3 0
Alabama 4 2 0     7 5 0
Florida 3 3 0     6 6 0
Kentucky 1 5 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 1 5 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     4 7 0
Ole Miss 1 5 0     3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Pat Dye, the team finished the season with a 9–1–2 record and won their first of three straight SEC titles. Auburn went on to tie an undefeated Syracuse team in the 1988 Sugar Bowl, 16–16.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 Texas* #5 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL ESPN W 31–3   80,000
September 12 Kansas* #4 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 49–0   65,711
September 26 at #14 Tennessee #3 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN TBS T 20–20   93,506
October 3 at North Carolina* #6 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 20–10   52,811
October 10 Vanderbilt #5 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 48–15   79,500
October 17 at Georgia Tech* #5 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 20–10   45,559
October 24 Mississippi State #6 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 38–7   79,900
October 31 #10 Florida #6 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL CBS W 29–6   85,187
November 7 #4 Florida State* #6 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL CBS L 6–34   85,170
November 14 at #8 Georgia #12 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN W 27–11   82,122
November 27 vs. #18 Alabama #7 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) CBS W 10–0   75,808
January 1 vs. #4 Syracuse* #6 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC T 16–16   75,495
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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