1986 Auburn Tigers football team

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1986 Auburn Tigers football
AuburnTigers.svg
Florida Citrus Bowl champion
Florida Citrus Bowl, W 16–7 vs. USC
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 8
AP No. 6
1986 record 10–2 (4–2 SEC)
Head coach Pat Dye
Offensive coordinator Larry Blakeney / Pat Sullivan
Offensive scheme I formation
Defensive coordinator Wayne Hall
Home stadium Jordan-Hare Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 LSU $ 5 1 0     9 3 0
#6 Auburn 4 2 0     10 2 0
#9 Alabama 4 2 0     10 3 0
Georgia 4 2 0     8 4 0
Ole Miss 4 2 0     8 3 1
Tennessee 3 3 0     7 5 0
Florida 2 4 0     6 5 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     6 5 0
Kentucky 2 4 0     5 5 1
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Pat Dye, the team finished the season with a 10–2 record. Auburn snapped a two-game winning streak by Alabama in the Iron Bowl. Auburn went on to defeat USC in the Florida Citrus Bowl, 16–7.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 Chattanooga* No. 14 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 42–14   58,000
September 20 East Carolina* No. 6 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 45–0   62,000
September 27 Tennessee No. 8 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL ABC W 34–8   72,500
October 4 Western Carolina* No. 7 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 55–6   63,000
October 11 at Vanderbilt No. 7 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN TBS W 31–9   40,378
October 18 Georgia Tech* No. 7 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 31–10   72,500
October 25 at No. 13 Mississippi State No. 7 Scott FieldStarkville, MS ESPN W 35–6   42,700
November 1 at No. 20 Florida No. 5 Florida FieldGainesville, FL ABC L 17–18   74,521
November 8 Cincinnati* No. 9 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 52–7   63,500
November 12 No. 17 Georgia No. 9 Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN L 16–20   73,000
November 29 vs. No. 7 Alabama No. 14 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) ABC W 21–17   75,808
January 1 vs. USC* No. 10 Florida Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC W 16–7   51,113
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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