1907 LSU Tigers football team
|1907 LSU Tigers football|
Bacardi Bowl champion
|Conference||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|1907 record||7–3 (2–1 SIAA)|
|Head coach||Edgar Wingard (1st season)|
|Home stadium||State Field|
|1907 SIAA football standings|
The 1907 LSU Tigers football team represented the LSU Tigers of Louisiana State University during the 1907 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. The season was the first year under coach Edgar Wingard. It was also the first year at LSU for star player, Doc Fenton.
Before the season
Fenton, who was from Scranton, Pennsylvania, had been heavily recruited by Wingard to play at LSU.
|October 11||Louisiana Tech*||State Field • Baton Rouge, LA||W 28–0|
|October 19||at Texas*||Clark Field • Austin, TX||L 5–12|
|October 21||at Texas A&M*||College Station, TX (Rivalry)||L 5–11|
|October 28||Howard (AL)*||State Field • Baton Rouge, LA||W 57–0|
|November 6||Arkansas*||State Field • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry)||W 17–12|
|November 9||Mississippi A&M||State Field • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry)||W 23–11|
|November 16||at Ole Miss||Oxford, MS (Rivalry)||W 23–0|
|November 23||at Alabama||Monroe Park • Mobile, AL (Rivalry)||L 4–6|
|November 30||at Baylor*||Waco, TX||W 48–0|
|December 25||at University of Havana*||La Tropical Stadium • Havana, Cuba (Bacardi Bowl)||W 56–0|
Source: 1907 LSU Tigers football team
The Tigers opened the season in grand fashion, at State Field, by beating Louisiana Tech 28–0. A highlight of that game was a 90-yard touchdown run by Doc Fenton. It was Louisiana Tech's only loss on the season.
Texas and Texas A&M
This win was followed by losses on the road at Texas and Texas A&M. After these losses, LSU went on to win 4 straight games.
The Tigers romped over Howard 57–0.
The 17–12 win over Arkansas was the school's first over the school.
That 4 game winning streak was broken by a loss to Alabama. In the contest against Alabama, LSU led for most of the game because of two safeties. Alabama scored late in the game from an 85-yard punt return to win the game 6–4.
LSU's next game resulted in a win over Baylor.
Their last game of the season was in an appearance at the Bacardi Bowl. This was LSU's first bowl game, and the first time any U.S. football team played in a foreign country.
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