1954 Auburn Tigers football team

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1954 Auburn Tigers football
AuburnTigers.svg
Gator Bowl Champions
Gator Bowl, W 33–13 vs. Baylor
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP #13
1954 record 8–3 (3–3 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Jordan
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
Legion Field
Seasons
« 1953 1955 »
1954 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Ole Miss $ 5 1 0     9 2 0
Georgia Tech 6 2 0     8 3 0
Florida 5 2 0     5 5 0
Kentucky 5 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 3 2 1     6 3 1
#13 Auburn 3 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 3 3 0     6 4 0
Alabama 3 3 2     4 5 2
LSU 2 5 0     5 6 0
Tulane 1 6 1     1 6 3
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     2 7 0
Tennessee 1 5 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1954 college football season. It was the Tigers' 63rd overall and 22nd season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his fourth year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of eight wins and three losses (8–3 overall, 3–3 in the SEC) and with a victory over Baylor in the Gator Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
October 25 Chattanooga* Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 45–0  
October 2 at #20 Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) L 13–19  
October 9 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY L 14–21  
October 16 at #19 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–14  
October 23 Florida State* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 33–0  
October 30 Tulane Ladd Memorial StadiumMobile, AL W 27–0  
November 6 #6 Miami* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 14–13  
November 13 vs. #20 Georgia Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 35–0  
November 20 Clemson* #18 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 27–6  
November 27 vs. Alabama #15 Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) W 28–0  
December 31 vs. #18 Baylor #13 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) W 33–13  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1954 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 188. 
  2. ^ "1954 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 19, 2012.