1963 LSU Tigers football
Bluebonnet Bowl, L 14–7 vs. Baylor
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1963 record7–4 (4–2 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 7 Ole Miss $ 5 0 1 7 1 2
No. 5 Auburn 6 1 0 9 2 0
No. 8 Alabama 6 2 0 9 2 0
Mississippi State 4 1 2 7 2 2
LSU 4 2 0 7 4 0
Georgia Tech 4 3 0 7 3 0
Florida 3 3 1 6 3 1
Tennessee 3 5 0 5 5 0
Georgia 2 4 0 4 5 1
Vanderbilt 0 5 2 1 7 2
Kentucky 0 5 1 3 6 1
Tulane 0 6 1 1 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1963 NCAA University Division football season.

The Battle for the Rag, the annual rivalry game vs. Tulane, was played as scheduled, one of the few games not to be postponed or canceled following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The contest kicked off approximately 25 hours after the tragedy in Dallas. It was the second of three consecutive Tiger shutouts vs. the Green Wave at Baton Rouge.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultSource
September 218 p.m.Texas A&M*W 14–6
September 28at Rice*L 12–21
October 58 p.m.No. 7 Georgia Tech
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 7–6
October 11at Miami*W 3–0
October 198 p.m.Kentucky
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 28–7
October 26at FloridaW 14–0
November 2No. 3 Ole Miss
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
CBSL 3–37
November 98 p.m.TCU*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 28–14
November 16at Mississippi StL 6–7
November 232 p.m.Tulane
W 20–0[1]
December 21vs. Baylor*
CBSL 7–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "Schwab cracks ice on chilly day to pace LSU to 20–0 victory". Monroe Morning World. November 24, 1963. Retrieved September 20, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ 1963 season