1936 Auburn Tigers football team

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1936 Auburn Tigers football
Bacardi Bowl, T 7–7 vs. Villanova
Conference Southeastern Conference
1936 record 7–2–2 (4–1–1 SEC)
Head coach Jack Meagher (3rd season)
Home stadium Drake Field
Legion Field
Cramton Bowl
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 LSU $ 6 0 0     9 1 1
No. 4 Alabama 5 0 1     8 0 1
Auburn 4 1 1     7 2 2
No. 17 Tennessee 3 1 2     6 2 2
Mississippi State 3 2 0     7 3 1
Georgia 3 3 0     5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 1     5 5 1
Tulane 2 3 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 1 3 1     3 5 1
Kentucky 1 3 0     6 4 0
Florida 1 5 0     4 6 0
Ole Miss 0 3 1     5 5 2
Sewanee 0 5 0     0 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1936 college football season. The Tigers' were led by head coach Jack Meagher in his third season and finished the season with a record of seven wins, two losses and two ties (7–2–2 overall, 4–1–1 in the SEC). Auburn also tied Villanova in the Bacardi Bowl, the first bowl game in the history of the Tigers' program.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 Birmingham–Southern* Cramton BowlMontgomery, Alabama W 45–0  
October 3 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans T 0–0  
October 10 at Tennessee Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee W 6–0  
October 17 at Detroit* University of Detroit StadiumDetroit W 6–0  
October 24 vs. Georgia Memorial StadiumColumbus, Georgia (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 20–13  
October 30 at Santa Clara* Kezar StadiumSan Francisco, California L 0–12  
November 7 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta (Rivalry) W 13–12  
November 14 LSU Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama (Rivalry) L 6–19  
November 21 Loyola (LA)* Drake FieldAuburn, Alabama W 44–0  
November 28 Florida Cramton Bowl • Montgomery, Alabama (Rivalry) W 13–0  
January 1, 1937 vs. Villanova* La Tropical StadiumHavana, Cuba (Bacardi Bowl) T 7–7  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1936 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: John F. "Jack" Meagher, 1936". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1936 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 15, 2015.