1968 Auburn Tigers football team

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1968 Auburn Tigers football
AuburnTigers.svg
Sun Bowl Champions
Sun Bowl, W 34–10 vs. Arizona
Conference Southeastern Conference
1968 record 7–4 (4–2 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Jordan
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
Legion Field
Seasons
« 1967 1969 »
1968 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Georgia $ 5 0 1     8 1 2
#13 Tennessee 4 1 1     8 2 1
#17 Alabama 4 2 0     8 3 0
LSU 4 2 0     8 3 0
#16 Auburn 4 2 0     7 4 0
Florida 3 2 1     6 3 1
Ole Miss 3 2 1     7 3 1
Vanderbilt 2 3 1     5 4 1
Mississippi State 0 4 2     0 8 2
Kentucky 0 7 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1968 college football season. It was the Tigers' 77th overall and 35th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his 18th year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of seven wins and four losses (7–4 overall, 4–2 in the SEC) and with a victory over Arizona in the Sun Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21 SMU* Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 28–37  
September 28 at Mississippi State Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 26–0  
October 5 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY W 26–7  
October 12 at Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 21–10  
October 19 Georgia Tech* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 20–21  
October 26 No. 9 Miami* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 31–6  
November 2 at No. 20 Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) W 24–13  
November 9 No. 5 Tennessee No. 18 Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 28–14  
November 16 No. 5 Georgia No. 12 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 3–17  
November 30 vs. No. 15 Alabama No. 18 Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) L 16–24  
December 28 vs. Arizona* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) W 34–10  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1968 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 189. 
  2. ^ "1968–1969 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 18, 2012.