1955 LSU Tigers football team

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1955 LSU Tigers football
Old LSU Logo 50s.jpg
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1955 record3–5–2 (2–3–1 SEC)
Head coachPaul Dietzel (1st season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
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 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1955 college football season. Under head coach Paul Dietzel, the Tigers had a record of 3–5–2 with an SEC record of 2–3–1.[1] It was Dietzel's first season as head coach at LSU.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 17KentuckyW 19–7
September 24vs. Texas A&M*No. 16L 0–28
October 1at No. 11 Rice*T 20–20
October 8No. 4 Georgia Tech
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
L 0–760,000
October 15at FloridaL 14–18
October 29Ole Miss
L 26–29
November 5at No. 1 Maryland*L 0–13
November 12No. 18 Mississippi Statedagger
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 34–7
November 19at Arkansas*W 13–7
November 26Tulane
T 13–1360,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1955 LSU football schedule[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1956 Gumbo, LSU Press, p. 316–333
  2. ^ "1955 LSU football schedule". LSUSports.net. Retrieved November 12, 2013.