1954 LSU Tigers football
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ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Record5–6 (2–5 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
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 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1954 college football season. Under head coach Gaynell Tinsley, the Tigers had a record of 5–6 with a Southeastern Conference (SEC) record of 2–5.[1] It was Tinsley's final season as head coach at LSU.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 18at No. 4 Texas*L 6–20
September 25AlabamaL 0–1240,000
October 2at KentuckyL 6–7
October 9at Georgia TechL 20–30
October 16No. 20 Texas Tech*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 20–13
October 23No. 18 Florida
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 20–725,000
October 30No. 12 Ole Missdagger
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 6–2146,000
November 6Chattanooga*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 26–1911,000[2]
November 13Mississippi State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 0–2520,000
November 20vs. No. 9 Arkansas*W 7–633,000
November 27Tulane
W 14–13[3]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

Awards

References

  1. ^ 1955 Gumbo, LSU Press, p. 270–287
  2. ^ "L.S.U. tops Chattanooga". Monroe Morning World. November 7, 1954. Retrieved September 9, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "L.S.U. barely shades Tulane, 14 to 13". Monroe Morning World. November 28, 1954. Retrieved September 19, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.