1966 LSU Tigers football
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ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Record5–4–1 (3–3 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 3 Alabama + 6 0 0 11 0 0
No. 4 Georgia + 5 0 0 10 1 0
Florida 5 1 0 9 2 0
Ole Miss 5 2 0 8 3 0
Tennessee 3 2 0 8 3 0
LSU 3 3 0 5 4 1
Kentucky 2 4 0 3 6 1
Auburn 1 5 0 4 6 0
Vanderbilt 0 5 0 1 9 0
Mississippi State 0 6 0 2 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1966 NCAA University Division football season. Led by fifth-year head coach Charles McClendon, the Tigers compiled an overall record of 5–4–1 with a mark of 3–3 in conference play, placing sixth in the SEC.

Schedule

The game vs. Tulane was designated as a conference game by the Southeastern Conference (SEC), even though the Green Wave exited the league prior to the 1966 season.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
September 177:30 pmSouth Carolina*W 28–1267,512
September 24at Rice*L 15–17
October 17:30 pmMiami (FL)*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 10–8
October 87:30 pmTexas A&M*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
T 7–7
October 15at KentuckyW 30–0
October 227:30 pmNo. 8 Florida
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 7–2867,500
October 29Ole Miss
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 0–17
November 5No. 4 AlabamaABCL 0–2166,513[1][2]
November 127:30 pmMississippi State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 17–7
November 197:30 pmat TulaneW 21–782,307[3]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "Tide crushes LSU 21 to 0". Ocala Star-Banner. Associated Press. November 6, 1966. p. 20. Retrieved July 21, 2013 – via Google News Archives.
  2. ^ Land, Charles (November 6, 1966). "Tide puts Tiger in tank". The Tuscaloosa News. p. 13. Retrieved July 21, 2013 – via Google News Archives.
  3. ^ "LSU Tigers dump Tulane". Monroe Morning World. November 20, 1966. Retrieved October 1, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ 1966 season