1988 Auburn Tigers football team

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1988 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo.svg
SEC co-champion
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 7
AP No. 8
1988 record 10–2 (6–1 SEC)
Head coach Pat Dye
Offensive coordinator Koury
Defensive coordinator Wayne Hall
Home stadium Jordan–Hare Stadium
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Auburn + 6 1 0     10 2 0
No. 19 LSU + 6 1 0     8 4 0
No. 15 Georgia 5 2 0     9 3 0
No. 17 Alabama 4 3 0     9 3 0
Florida 4 3 0     7 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 3 4 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 2 5 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 2 5 0     3 8 0
Mississippi State 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Pat Dye, the team finished the season with a 10–2 record and won its second consecutive Southeastern Conference (SEC) title, sharing it with LSU. LSU handed Auburn its only conference loss of the year 7–6, in a game referred to as the "Earthquake Game". Auburn lost to Florida State, 13–7, in the 1989 Sugar Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 Kentucky No. 7 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL TBS W 20–10   60,000
September 17 Kansas* No. 6 Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 56–7   55,700
September 24 Tennessee No. 4 Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL CBS W 38–6   83,687
October 1 North Carolina* No. 4 Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 47–21   73,611
October 8 at LSU No. 4 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Earthquake Game) ESPN L 6–7   79,431
October 15 Akron* No. 12 Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 42–0   61,300
October 22 Mississippi State No. 10 Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 33–0   67,300
October 29 at Florida No. 9 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL ESPN W 16–0   75,199
November 5 Southern Miss* No. 9 Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 38–8   73,787
November 12 No. 17 Georgia No. 9 Jordan–Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS W 20–10   85,214
November 25 vs. No. 17 Alabama No. 7 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) CBS W 15–10   75,962
January 2 vs. No. 4 Florida State* No. 7 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 7–13   75,098
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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