1977 LSU Tigers football team

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1977 LSU Tigers football
Sun Bowl, L 14–24 vs. Stanford
Conference Southeastern Conference
1977 record 8–4 (4–2 SEC)
Head coach Charles McClendon (16th season)
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Alabama $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
No. 6 Kentucky 6 0 0     10 1 0
LSU 4 2 0     8 4 0
Auburn 4 2 0     5 6 0
Florida 3 3 0     6 4 1
Georgia 2 4 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 2 5 0     5 6 0
Tennessee 1 5 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Kentucky ineligible for SEC championship due to NCAA probation. Mississippi State later forfeited all 1977 wins due to NCAA violations.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Under head coach Charles McClendon, the Tigers had a record of 8–4 with a Southeastern Conference record of 4–2. It was McClendon's sixteenth season as head coach at LSU.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 17 at Indiana* Memorial StadiumBloomington, Indiana L 21–24    
September 24 Rice* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 77–0    
October 1 No. 9 Florida Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 36–14    
October 8 at Vanderbilt No. 18 Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 28–15    
October 15 No. 12 Kentucky No. 16 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana L 13–33    
October 22 Oregon Ducks Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 56–17    
October 29 Ole Miss Rebels Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, Mississippi (Magnolia Bowl) W 28–21    
November 5 No. 2 Alabama No. 18 Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) ABC L 3–24    
November 12 Mississippi State Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 27–24    
November 19 at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans (Battle for the Rag) W 20–17    
November 26 Wyoming* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 66–7    
December 31 Stanford Sun BowlEl Paso, Texas (Sun Bowl) CBS L 14–24    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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