1955 LSU Tigers football team

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1955 LSU Tigers football
Old LSU Logo 50s.jpg
Conference Southeastern Conference
1955 record 3–5–2 (2–3–1 SEC)
Head coach Paul Dietzel (1st season)
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Ole Miss $ 5 1 0     10 1 0
No. 8 Auburn 5 1 1     8 2 1
No. 7 Georgia Tech 4 1 1     9 1 1
Tennessee 3 2 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 4 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 4 4 0     6 4 0
Kentucky 3 3 1     6 3 1
Tulane 3 3 1     5 4 1
LSU 2 3 1     3 5 2
Florida 3 5 0     4 6 0
Georgia 2 5 0     4 6 0
Alabama 0 7 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1955 college football season. Under head coach Paul Dietzel, the Tigers had a record of 3–5–2 with an SEC record of 2–3–1.[1] It was Dietzel's first season as head coach at LSU.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 17 Kentucky Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana W 19–7    
September 24 vs. Texas A&M* No. 16 Cotton BowlDallas (Rivalry) L 0–28    
October 1 at No. 11 Rice* Rice StadiumHouston T 20–20    
October 8 No. 4 Georgia Tech Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana L 0–7   60,000
October 15 at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, Florida (Rivalry) L 14–18    
October 29 Ole Miss Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Magnolia Bowl) L 26–29    
November 5 at No. 1 Maryland* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland L 0–13    
November 12 No. 18 Mississippi Statedagger Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 34–7    
November 19 at Arkansas* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas (Rivalry) W 13–7    
November 26 Tulane Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Battle for the Rag) T 13–13   60,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1955 LSU football schedule[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1956 Gumbo, LSU Press, p. 316–333
  2. ^ "1955 LSU football schedule". LSUSports.net. Retrieved November 12, 2013.