1954 Auburn Tigers football
Gator Bowl champion
Gator Bowl, W 33–13 vs. Baylor
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 13
1954 record8–3 (3–3 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumCliff Hare Stadium
Legion Field
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 6 Ole Miss $ 5 0 0 9 2 0
Georgia Tech 6 2 0 8 3 0
Florida 5 2 0 5 5 0
Kentucky 5 2 0 7 3 0
Georgia 3 2 1 6 3 1
No. 13 Auburn 3 3 0 8 3 0
Mississippi State 3 3 0 6 4 0
Alabama 3 3 2 4 5 2
LSU 2 5 0 5 6 0
Tulane 1 6 1 1 6 3
Vanderbilt 1 5 0 2 7 0
Tennessee 1 5 0 4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1954 college football season. It was the Tigers' 63rd overall and 22nd season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his fourth year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of eight wins and three losses (8–3 overall, 3–3 in the SEC) and with a victory over Baylor in the Gator Bowl.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultSource
September 25Chattanooga*W 45–0[1]
October 2at No. 20 FloridaL 13–19
October 9at KentuckyL 14–21
October 16at No. 19 Georgia TechL 7–14
October 23Florida State*
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
W 33–0
October 30TulaneW 27–0[2]
November 6No. 6 Miami (FL)*W 14–13
November 13vs. No. 20 GeorgiaW 35–0
November 20Clemson*No. 18
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
W 27–6
November 27vs. AlabamaNo. 15
W 28–0
December 31vs. No. 18 BaylorNo. 13W 33–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "Auburn's X plus Y offense equals 45 to 0 rout". The Montgomery Advertiser. September 26, 1954. Retrieved September 9, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Auburn smears Tulane Greenies for easy 27–0 victory". The Selma Times-Journal. October 31, 1954. Retrieved September 19, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 188.
  4. ^ "1954 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 19, 2012.[permanent dead link]