1987 LSU Tigers football team

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1987 LSU Tigers football
Gator Bowl champion
Gator Bowl, W 30–13 vs. South Carolina
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 5
1987 record10–1–1 (5–1 SEC)
Head coachMike Archer (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorEd Zaunbrecher (4th season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorPete Jenkins
Base defense3–4
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
(Capacity: 78,882)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Auburn $ 5 0 1     9 1 2
No. 5 LSU 5 1 0     10 1 1
No. 14 Tennessee 4 1 1     10 2 1
No. 13 Georgia 4 2 0     9 3 0
Alabama 4 2 0     7 5 0
Florida 3 3 0     6 6 0
Kentucky 1 5 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 1 5 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     4 7 0
Ole Miss 1 5 0     3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) in the college football season of 1987. The Tigers played their home games at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 57:00 p.m.at No. 15 Texas A&M*No. 6ESPNW 17–371,292
September 127:30 p.m.Cal State–Fullerton*No. 6PPVW 56–1273,452
September 197:00 p.m.Rice*No. 4
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
PPVW 57–673,558
September 261:30 p.m.No. 7 Ohio State*No. 4
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
CBST 13–1379,263
October 36:30 p.m.No. 19 FloridaNo. 7
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
ESPNW 13–1079,313
October 103:00 p.m.at No. 16 GeorgiaNo. 7ESPNW 26–2382,122
October 1711:30 a.m.KentuckyNo. 6
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
TBSW 34–977,084
October 316:00 p.m.at Ole MissNo. 5PPVW 42–1336,500
November 76:30 p.m.No. 13 AlabamaNo. 5
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
ESPNL 10–2279,379
November 147:00 p.m.Mississippi StatedaggerNo. 10
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
PPVW 34–1479,258
November 217:30 p.m.at Tulane*No. 9PPVW 41–3670,168
December 311:30 p.m.vs. No. 8 South Carolina*No. 7CBSW 30–1382,119
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Game summaries[edit]

Mississippi State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mississippi St 7 7 0 0 14
LSU 14 7 3 10 34

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1987 Schedule". Louisiana State University Department of Athletics. Retrieved October 15, 2014.
  2. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1987 Nov 15. Retrieved 2019-Jan-06.