1986 Auburn Tigers football team

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1986 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo.svg
Florida Citrus Bowl champion
Florida Citrus Bowl, W 16–7 vs. USC
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
APNo. 6
1986 record10–2 (4–2 SEC)
Head coachPat Dye (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorLarry Blakeney / Pat Sullivan
Offensive schemeI formation
Defensive coordinatorWayne Hall
Home stadiumJordan–Hare Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 LSU $ 5 1 0     9 3 0
No. 6 Auburn 4 2 0     10 2 0
No. 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]

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 6Chattanooga*No. 14W 42–1458,000
September 20East Carolina*No. 6
  • Jordan–Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 45–062,000
September 27TennesseeNo. 8
  • Jordan–Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
ABCW 34–872,500
October 4Western Carolina*No. 7
  • Jordan–Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 55–663,000
October 11at VanderbiltNo. 7TBSW 31–940,378
October 18Georgia Tech*No. 7
  • Jordan–Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 31–1072,500
October 25at No. 13 Mississippi StateNo. 7ESPNW 35–642,700
November 1at No. 20 FloridaNo. 5ABCL 17–1874,521
November 8Cincinnati*No. 9
  • Jordan–Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 52–763,500
November 12No. 17 GeorgiaNo. 9
ESPNL 16–2073,000
November 29vs. No. 7 AlabamaNo. 14ABCW 21–1775,808
January 1vs. USC*No. 10ABCW 16–751,113
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster[edit]

  • RB Brent Fullwood

References[edit]