1943 LSU Tigers football team

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1943 LSU Tigers football
Orange Bowl champion
Orange Bowl, W 19–14 vs. Texas A&M
Conference Southeastern Conference
1943 record 6–3 (2–2 SEC)
Head coach Bernie Moore (9th season)
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1942
1944 →
1943 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Georgia Tech $ 3 0 0     8 3 0
LSU 2 2 0     6 3 0
Tulane 1 1 0     3 3 0
Georgia 0 3 0     6 4 0
Vanderbilt 0 0 0     5 0 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Seven other SEC schools did not field a team due to World War II.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1943 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) in the 1943 college football season. LSU did not celebrate a homecoming game in 1943 due to World War II. Halfback Steve Van Buren led the nation in scoring.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25 Georgia Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA W 34–27  
October 2 Rice* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 20–7  
October 9 Texas A&M* No. 17 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry) L 13–28  
October 16 Louisiana Army* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 28–7  
October 23 at Georgia A. J. McClung Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA W 27–6  
October 30 TCU* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 14–0  
November 6 at Georgia Tech No. 20 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–42  
November 20 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA (Battle for the Rag) L 0–27  
January 1 vs. Texas A&M Burdine StadiumMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) W 19–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Scott, Richard (2008). SEC Football: 75 Years of Pride and Passion. MVP Books. p. 58. ISBN 1616731338. Retrieved March 13, 2014.
  2. ^ "2013 LSU Football Media Guide". p. 152. Retrieved July 17, 2014.