1982 Auburn Tigers football team

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1982 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo.svg
Tangerine Bowl champion
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 14
AP No. 14
1982 record 9–3 (4–2 SEC)
Head coach Pat Dye (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator Jack Crowe (1st season)
Offensive scheme Wishbone
Defensive coordinator Frank Orgel (2nd season)
Home stadium Jordan–Hare Stadium
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Georgia $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
No. 11 LSU 4 1 1     8 3 1
No. 14 Auburn 4 2 0     9 3 0
Vanderbilt 4 2 0     8 4 0
Tennessee 3 2 1     6 5 1
Alabama 3 3 0     8 4 0
Florida 3 3 0     8 4 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 0 6 0     4 7 0
Kentucky 0 6 0     0 10 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Pat Dye, the team finished the season with a 9–3 record. Auburn ended Alabama's nine-game winning streak in the famous "Bo Over the Top" Iron Bowl, and went on to defeat Boston College in the 1982 Tangerine Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 Wake Forest* Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 28–10   59,350
September 18 Southern Miss* Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 21–19   55,000
September 25 Tennessee Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 24–14   73,600
October 2 No. 8 Nebraska* No. 20 Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL L 7–41   73,900
October 9 Kentucky Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 18–3   53,000
October 16 Georgia Tech* Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 24–0   57,000
October 23 at Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, MS W 35–17   32,826
October 30 at Florida No. 19 Florida FieldGainesville, FL ABC L 17–19   73,532
November 6 Rutgers* Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 30–7   58,000
November 13 No. 1 Georgia Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 14–19   74,900
November 27 vs. Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) ABC W 23–22   76,300
December 18 vs. Boston College* No. 18 Tangerine BowlOrlando, FL (Tangerine Bowl) ESPN W 33–26   51,296
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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