1955 Auburn Tigers football team

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1955 Auburn Tigers football
Gator Bowl, L 13–25 vs. Vanderbilt
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 8
AP No. 8
1955 record 8–2–1 (5–1–1 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Jordan (5th season)
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
Legion Field
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Ole Miss $ 5 1 0     10 1 0
No. 8 Auburn 5 1 1     8 2 1
No. 7 Georgia Tech 4 1 1     9 1 1
Tennessee 3 2 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 4 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 4 4 0     6 4 0
Kentucky 3 3 1     6 3 1
Tulane 3 3 1     5 4 1
LSU 2 3 1     3 5 2
Florida 3 5 0     4 6 0
Georgia 2 5 0     4 6 0
Alabama 0 7 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1955 college football season. It was the Tigers' 64th overall and 23rd season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his fifth 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, two losses and one tie (8–2–1 overall, 5–1–1 in the SEC) and with a loss to Vanderbilt in the Gator Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 24 Chattanooga* Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama W 15–6  
October 1 Florida Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, Alabama (Rivalry) W 13–0  
October 12 No. 19 Kentucky No. 14 Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama T 14–14  
October 15 at No. 5 Georgia Tech No. 17 Grant FieldAtlanta W 14–12  
October 22 Furman* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, Alabama W 52–0  
October 29 at Tulane No. 8 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans L 13–27  
November 5 No. 20 Mississippi State No. 14 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, Alabama W 27–26  
November 12 vs. Georgia No. 12 Memorial StadiumColumbus, Georgia (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 16–13  
November 19 Clemson* No. 12 Ladd Memorial StadiumMobile, Alabama W 21–0  
November 26 vs. Alabama No. 10 Legion Field • Birmingham, Alabama (Iron Bowl) W 26–0  
December 31 vs. Vanderbilt No. 8 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, Florida (Gator Bowl) L 13–25  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1955 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 188. 
  2. ^ "1955 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 19, 2012.