1959 Auburn Tigers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 15
1959 record7–3 (4–3 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumCliff Hare Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Georgia $ 7 0 0 10 1 0
No. 3 LSU 5 1 0 9 2 0
No. 2 Ole Miss 5 1 0 10 1 0
No. 10 Alabama 4 1 2 7 2 2
Auburn 4 3 0 7 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 2 2 5 3 2
Georgia Tech 3 3 0 6 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 1 5 4 1
No. 19 Florida 2 4 0 5 4 1
Kentucky 1 6 0 4 6 0
Tulane 0 5 1 3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 7 0 2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1959 NCAA University Division football season. It was the Tigers' 68th overall and 27th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph Jordan, in his ninth year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of seven wins and three losses (7–3 overall, 4–3 in the SEC).

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultSource
September 26at TennesseeNo. 3L 0–3
October 3Hardin–Simmons*No. 17W 35–12
October 10KentuckyNo. 14
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 33–0
October 17at No. 4 Georgia TechNo. 11W 7–6
October 23at Miami (FL)*No. 7W 21–6
October 31FloridaNo. 8
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama (rivalry)
W 6–0
November 7Mississippi StateNo. 8W 31–0
November 14at No. 12 GeorgiaNo. 8L 13–14
November 21Mississippi Southern*No. 12
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 28–7[1]
November 28vs. No. 19 AlabamaNo. 11
L 0–10
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "Auburn wallops Southern, 28–7". The Montgomery Advertiser. November 22, 1959. Retrieved March 29, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 188.
  3. ^ "1959–1960 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics.[permanent dead link]