1936 Auburn Tigers football
Bacardi Bowl, T 7–7 vs. Villanova
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1936 record7–2–2 (4–1–1 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumDrake Field
Legion Field
Cramton Bowl
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 2 LSU $ 6 0 0 9 1 1
No. 4 Alabama 5 0 1 8 0 1
Auburn 4 1 1 7 2 2
No. 17 Tennessee 3 1 2 6 2 2
Mississippi State 3 2 0 7 3 1
Georgia 3 3 0 5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 1 5 5 1
Tulane 2 3 1 6 3 1
Vanderbilt 1 3 1 3 5 1
Kentucky 1 3 0 6 4 0
Florida 1 5 0 4 6 0
Ole Miss 0 3 1 5 5 2
Sewanee 0 5 0 0 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1936 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1936 college football season. The Tigers' were led by head coach Jack Meagher in his third season and finished the season with a record of seven wins, two losses and two ties (7–2–2 overall, 4–1–1 in the SEC). Auburn also tied Villanova in the Bacardi Bowl, the first bowl game in the history of the Tigers' program.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultSource
September 25Birmingham–Southern*W 45–0[1]
October 3at TulaneT 0–0
October 10at TennesseeW 6–0[2]
October 17at Detroit*W 6–0
October 24vs. GeorgiaW 20–13
October 30at No. 19 Santa Clara*No. 16L 0–12
November 7at Georgia TechNo. 20W 13–12
November 14No. 7 LSUL 6–19
November 21Loyola (LA)*W 44–0
November 28Florida
  • Cramton Bowl
  • Montgomery, AL (rivalry)
W 13–0
January 1, 1937vs. Villanova*T 7–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "Auburn crushes Panthers, 45–0, to open season". The Montgomery Advertiser. September 26, 1936. Retrieved February 28, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Auburn defeats Tennessee with three plays left, 6–0". The Birmingham News. October 11, 1936. Retrieved August 8, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: John F. "Jack" Meagher, 1936". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  4. ^ "1936 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 15, 2015.[permanent dead link]