1988 LSU Tigers football team

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1988 LSU Tigers football
SEC Co-Champions
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP #19
1988 record 8–4 (6–1 SEC)
Head coach Mike Archer
Offensive coordinator Ed Zaunbrecher
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Pete Jenkins
Base defense 3-4
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
(Capacity: 80,140)
Seasons
« 1987 1989 »
1988 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Auburn § 6 1 0     10 2 0
#19 LSU § 6 1 0     8 4 0
#15 Georgia 5 2 0     9 3 0
#17 Alabama 4 3 0     9 3 0
Florida 4 3 0     7 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 3 4 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 2 5 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 2 5 0     3 8 0
Mississippi State 0 7 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll


The 1988 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. The LSU offense scored 249 points while the defense allowed 204 points.

Season[edit]

In the Tiger Bowl, LSU beat Auburn in what would be known as the Earthquake Game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 #10 Texas A&M* #18 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA PPV W 27–0   79,018
September 17 at Tennessee #9 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN TBS W 34–9   92,849
September 24 at #18 Ohio State #9 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC L 33–36   90,584
October 1 at #17 Florida #14 Florida FieldGainesville, FL CBS L 6–19   74,264
October 8 #4 Auburn Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Earthquake Game) ESPN W 7–6   79,431
October 15 Kentucky #19 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA PPV W 15–12   71,418
October 29 Mississippidagger #13 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA TBS W 31–20   79,114
November 5 at #18 Alabama #13 Bryant-Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL CBS W 19–18   70,123
November 12 at Mississippi State #12 Scott FieldStarkville, MS TBS W 20–3   30,019
November 19 #3 Miami (FL)* #11 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA ESPN L 3–44   79,528
November 26 Tulane* #16 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA PPV W 44–14   75,497
January 1 vs. #17 Syracuse* #16 Tampa StadiumTampa, FL (Hall of Fame Bowl) NBC L 10–23   51,112
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time Zone.

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Eric Hill Linebacker 1 10 Arizona Cardinals

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