1948 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo (pre-1971).png
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Record1–8–1 (0–7 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumCliff Hare Stadium
Cramton Bowl
Ladd Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 8 Georgia $ 6 0 0 9 2 0
No. 15 Ole Miss 6 1 0 8 1 0
No. 13 Tulane 5 1 0 9 1 0
No. 12 Vanderbilt 4 2 1 8 2 1
Georgia Tech 4 3 0 7 3 0
Alabama 4 4 1 6 4 1
Mississippi State 3 3 0 4 4 1
Tennessee 2 3 1 4 4 2
Kentucky 1 3 1 5 3 2
Florida 1 5 0 5 5 0
LSU 1 5 0 3 7 0
Auburn 0 7 0 1 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1948 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1948 college football season. It was the Tigers' 57th overall and 16th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Earl Brown, in his first year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn, the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery and Ladd Memorial Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. They finished the season with a record of one win, eight losses and one tie (1–8–1 overall, 0–7 in the SEC).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 24Mississippi Southern*W 20–14[1]
October 2Louisiana Tech*T 13–13[2]
October 9at FloridaL 9–16
October 16at No. 7 Georgia TechL 0–27
October 23at No. 17 TulaneL 6–21[3]
October 29Vanderbilt
  • Cramton Bowl
  • Montgomery, Alabama
L 0–47
November 6Mississippi StateL 0–20
November 13vs. No. 13 GeorgiaL 14–42
November 27No. 9 Clemson*
  • Ladd Memorial Stadium
  • Mobile, Alabama
L 6–7
December 4vs. Alabama
L 0–55
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "Auburn squeaks by Mississippi Southern 20 to 14". Alabama Journal. September 25, 1948. Retrieved March 31, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Auburn rallies to earn tie with Louisiana Tech, 13–13". The Tampa Tribune. October 3, 1947. Retrieved June 24, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Wave rolls in last period to stop fired-up Auburn". The Birmingham News. October 24, 1948. Retrieved April 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: Earl M. Brown, 1948". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on November 12, 2013. Retrieved November 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "1948 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved November 11, 2013.[permanent dead link]