1951 LSU Tigers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1951 record7–3–1 (4–2–1 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Georgia Tech + 7 0 0 11 0 1
No. 1 Tennessee + 5 0 0 10 1 0
LSU 4 2 1 7 3 1
Ole Miss 4 2 1 6 3 1
No. 15 Kentucky 3 3 0 8 4 0
Auburn 3 4 0 5 5 0
Vanderbilt 3 5 0 6 5 0
Alabama 3 5 0 5 6 0
Florida 2 4 0 5 5 0
Georgia 2 4 0 5 5 0
Mississippi State 2 5 0 4 5 0
Tulane 1 5 0 4 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) in the 1951 college football season.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 22Mississippi Southern*W 13–024,000[1]
September 29at No. 9 AlabamaW 13–732,169[2]
October 6Rice*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 7–644,000[3]
October 13at No. 8 Georgia TechL 7–2530,000[4]
October 20at GeorgiaW 7–0[5]
October 27No. 5 Maryland
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
L 0–2738,000[6]
November 3Ole Missdagger
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
T 6–6[7]
November 10Vanderbilt
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
L 13–2018,000[8]
November 17Mississippi State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 3–020,000[9]
November 24vs. VillanovaW 13–713,000[10]
December 1Tulane
W 14–1346,000[11]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "LSU tops Southern, 13–0". The Times. September 23, 1951. Retrieved March 30, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "LSU defeats Tide, 13–7". The Selma Times-Journal. September 30, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Rice Owls drop 7 to 6 defensive scrap to LSU". Wichita Falls Times. October 7, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Yellow Jackets sting LSU, 25–7". The Greenville News. October 14, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Louisiana State tops Georgia 7–0 on blocked kick". News-Press. October 21, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Maryland wins, 27–0, from L.S.U." The Baltimore Sun. October 28, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Mississippi and LSU battle to 6–6 draw". The Birmingham News. November 4, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Wade romps, Vandy nips LSU, 20 to 13". The Knoxville News-Sentinel. November 11, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Field goal gives Louisiana State win". Wichita Falls Times. November 18, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Tigers rout Villanova, 45 to 7, at Fair Grounds". The Shreveport Times. November 25, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Louisiana noses out Tulane". The Commercial Appeal. December 2, 1951. Retrieved February 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.