2004 LSU Tigers football
Capital One Bowl, L 25–30 vs. Iowa
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 16
APNo. 16
Record9–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJimbo Fisher (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorWill Muschamp (3rd season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
(Capacity: 91,600)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 13 Tennessee x   7 1     10 3  
No. 7 Georgia   6 2     10 2  
Florida   4 4     7 5  
South Carolina   4 4     6 5  
Kentucky   1 7     2 9  
Vanderbilt   1 7     2 9  
Western Division
No. 2 Auburn x$   8 0     13 0  
No. 16 LSU   6 2     9 3  
Alabama   3 5     6 6  
Arkansas   3 5     5 6  
Ole Miss   3 5     4 7  
Mississippi State   2 6     3 8  
Championship: Auburn 38, Tennessee 28
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Nick Saban in his final season coaching at LSU, the Tigers played their home games at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The team finished with a 9–3 record and an appearance in the Capital One Bowl against Iowa.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 45:00 p.m.Oregon State*No. 4ESPNW 22–2191,828
September 117:00 p.m.Arkansas State*No. 6
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
PPVW 53–391,611
September 182:30 p.m.at No. 14 AuburnNo. 5CBSL 9–1087,451
September 2511:30 a.m.Mississippi StateNo. 13
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
JPSW 51–091,431
October 22:30 p.m.at No. 3 GeorgiaNo. 13CBSL 16–4592,746
October 96:45 p.m.at No. 12 FloridaNo. 24ESPNW 24–2190,377
October 237:00 p.m.Troy*daggerNo. 18
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
PPVW 24–2089,493
October 307:00 p.m.VanderbiltNo. 19
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
PPVW 24–790,825
November 136:45 p.m.AlabamaNo. 17
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
ESPNW 26–1091,861
November 207:00 p.m.Ole MissNo. 14
PPVW 27–2491,413
November 261:30 p.m.at ArkansasNo. 14CBSW 43–1455,829
January 1, 200512:00 p.m.vs. No. 11 Iowa*No. 12ABCL 25–3070,229
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

2004 LSU Tigers Football Schedule

Roster and Coaches

2004 LSU Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 10 Joseph Addai Jr
WR 80 Dwayne Bowe So
RB 22 Alley Broussard So
QB 15 Matt Flynn Fr
WR 5 Skyler Green Jr
QB 12 Marcus Randall Sr
QB 2 JaMarcus Russell So
OT 76 Andrew Whitworth Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 29 Travis Daniels Sr
DE 84 Marcus Spears Sr
CB 13 Corey Webster Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 41 Chris Jackson So


Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
    Injured
  • Redshirt
    Redshirt

Rankings

See also: 2004 NCAA Division I-A football rankings

Game summaries

Oregon State

Oregon State at #4 LSU
1 234OTTotal
Beavers 6 3606 21
Tigers 0 0787 22
  • Date: September 4
  • Location: Tiger Stadium
  • Game start: 5:00 p.m. CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:44
  • Game attendance: 91,828
  • Game weather: Overcast; 89°F; wind 8 NE
  • Referee: Jay Vines
  • Television network: ESPN

See also: 2004 Oregon State Beavers football team

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Arkansas State

See also: 2004 Arkansas State Indians football team

at Auburn

#5 LSU at #14 Auburn
1 234Total
Tigers 6 300 9
Tigers 3 007 10

See also: 2004 Auburn Tigers football team

[2]

at Florida

#24 LSU at #12 Florida
1 234Total
Tigers 0 1437 24
Gators 14 700 21

See also: 2004 Florida Gators football team

Alabama

Alabama at #17 LSU
1 234Total
Crimson Tide 7 300 10
Tigers 0 6713 26
  • Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Game start: 6:47 p.m.
  • Elapsed time: 3:01
  • Game attendance: 91,861
  • Game weather: 55°, clear, winds N at 6 mph
  • Referee: Penn Wagers


See also: 2004 Alabama Crimson Tide football team

vs. Iowa (Capital One Bowl)

#11 LSU (9–2) vs. #12 Iowa (9–2)
Capital One Bowl
1 234Total
Tigers 0 12013 25
Hawkeyes 7 7313 30
      

Main article: 2005 Capital One Bowl

See also: 2004 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

[3]

LSU Tigers in the 2005 National Football League Draft

Player Position Round Pick Overall NFL team
Marcus Spears Defensive end 1 20 20 Dallas Cowboys
Corey Webster Defensive back 2 11 43 New York Giants
Travis Daniels Defensive back 4 3 104 Miami Dolphins

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References

  1. ^ LSU Official Athletic Site. Retrieved 2015-Sep-05.
  2. ^ "LSU penalty gives Auburn second chance, victory". ESPN. September 18, 2004. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  3. ^ "Tate-to-Holloway caps Hawkeyes rally". ESPN. January 1, 2005. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  4. ^ https://www.webcitation.org/5kLt8d6sN?url=http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/2005.htm[dead link]