1954 LSU Tigers football team

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1954 LSU Tigers football
Old LSU Logo 50s.jpg
Conference Southeastern Conference
1954 record 5–6 (2–5 SEC)
Head coach Gaynell Tinsley (7th year)
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
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 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1954 college football season. Under head coach Gaynell Tinsley, the Tigers had a record of 5–6 with a Southeastern Conference (SEC) record of 2–5.[1] It was Tinsley's final season as head coach at LSU.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 18 at No. 4 Texas* Memorial FieldAustin, TX L 6–20    
September 25 Alabama Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) L 0–12   40,000
October 2 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY L 6–7    
October 9 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 20–30    
October 16 No. 20 Texas Tech* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 20–13    
October 23 No. 18 Florida Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) W 20–7   25,000
October 30 No. 12 Ole Missdagger Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Magnolia Bowl) L 6–21   46,000
November 6 Chattanooga* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 26–19   11,000
November 13 Mississippi State Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA L 0–25   20,000
November 20 vs. No. 9 Arkansas* State Fair StadiumShreveport, LA (Rivalry) W 7–6   33,000
November 27, 1954 Tulane Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Rag) W 14–13    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1954 LSU football schedule[2]

Awards[edit]

  • Sid Fournet: All-American – AP, Look, Colliers, INS, NEA, UP; ALL-SEC

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1955 Gumbo, LSU Press, p. 270–287
  2. ^ "1954 LSU football schedule". LSUSports.net. Retrieved November 12, 2013.