1995 LSU Tigers football team

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1995 LSU Tigers football
Independence Bowl champion
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Western Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 25
1995 record 7–4–1 (4–3–1 SEC)
Head coach Gerry DiNardo (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Morris Watts (1st season)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Carl Reese (1st season)
Base defense 4–3
Captain Sheddrick Wilson
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
(Capacity: 79,940)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
No. 2 Florida x$ 8 0 0     12 1 0
No. 3 Tennessee 7 1 0     11 1 0
Georgia 3 5 0     6 6 0
South Carolina 2 5 1     4 6 1
Kentucky 2 6 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 7 0     2 9 0
Western Division
Arkansas x 6 2 0     8 5 0
No. 21 Alabama 5 3 0     8 3 0
No. 22 Auburn 5 3 0     8 4 0
LSU 4 3 1     7 4 1
Ole Miss 3 5 0     6 5 0
Mississippi State 1 7 0     3 8 0
Championship: Florida 34, Arkansas 3
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University in the sport of American football for the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Gerry DiNardo in his first season at LSU, the Tigers played their home games at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The team won seven games, lost four, and had one tie. It concluded the season with a 45–26 win over Michigan State in the 1995 Independence Bowl.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 2:30 PM at No. 3 Texas A&M* Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas ABC L 17–33   70,057
September 9 11:30 AM at Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi JPS W 34–16   36,110
September 16 7:00 PM No. 5 Auburn Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana (Tiger Bowl) W 12–6   80,559
September 23 7:00 PM Rice*dagger No. 18 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 52–7   73,342
September 30 11:30 AM at South Carolina No. 14 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina JPS T 20–20   67,902
October 7 11:30 AM No. 3 Florida No. 21 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) JPS L 10–28   80,583
October 14 6:00 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky PPV L 16–24   51,500
October 21 7:00 PM North Texas* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 49-7   66,870
November 4 2:30 PM at No. 16 Alabama Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, Alabama (Rivalry) ABC L 3–10   70,123
November 11 7:00 PM Ole Miss Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 38–9   78,246
November 18 2:30 PM No. 14 Arkansas Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) ABC W 28–0   66,548
December 28 4:30 PM vs. Michigan State* Independence StadiumShreveport, Louisiana (Independence Bowl) ESPN W 45–26   48,835
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Roster[edit]

1995 LSU Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TB 1 Jermaine Sharp Jr
SE 2 Eddie Kennison Jr
RB 3 Kevin Faulk Fr
QB 4 Jamie Howard Sr
SE 5 Eric Smith Sr
FL 6 Sheddrick Wilson Sr
TE 47 David LaFleur Jr
G 66 Alan Faneca Redshirt.svg Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 88 Gabe Northern Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LSU blasts Michigan State for Independence Bowl title". The Galveston Daily News. Associated Press. December 30, 1995. p. 17. Retrieved July 5, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.