1936 LSU Tigers football team

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1936 LSU Tigers football
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SEC champion
Sugar Bowl, L 14–21 vs. Santa Clara
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 2
1936 record 9–1–1 (6–0 SEC)
Head coach Bernie Moore (2nd season)
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
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 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) in the 1936 college football season. LSU won their second consecutive Southeastern Conference championship and earned their second straight trip to the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. The defense allowed only 33 points the entire season, which still ranks fourth in school history for the fewest points allowed by a Tiger defense.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 26 Rice* Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana W 20–7  
October 3 at Texas* War Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas T 6–6  
October 10 Georgia Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 47–7  
October 17 Ole Miss Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 13–0  
October 24 vs. Arkansas* No. 13 State Fair StadiumShreveport, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 19–7  
October 31 at Vanderbilt No. 8 Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 19–0  
November 7 Mississippi Statedagger No. 7 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 12–0  
November 14 at Auburn No. 7 Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama (Rivalry) W 19–6  
November 21 Southwestern Louisiana* No. 5 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 93–0  
November 28 No. 19 Tulane No. 2 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Battle for the Rag) W 33–0  
January 1 No. 6 Santa Clara No. 2 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans (Sugar Bowl) L 14–21  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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Auburn[edit]

The Tigers made their way to Birmingham's Legion Field to battle rival Auburn. One of the highlights of the game constituted LSU RB Cotton Milner's 90-yard touchdown run in the Tigers 19-7 victory over Auburn. The run ranks fourth on LSU's list of longest rushing touchdowns in school history.

Louisiana–Lafayette[edit]

The Tigers' game at home against Louisiana–Lafayette saw the Tigers score 52 points in a half, which ranks second in school history, and 93 points in a single game, which is the most points scored by LSU in a game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 LSU Football Media Guide". p. 152. Retrieved July 17, 2014.