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1907 LSU Tigers football
Bacardi Bowl champion
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1907 record7–3 (2–1 SIAA)
Head coachEdgar Wingard (1st season)
Home stadiumState Field
Seasons
← 1906
1908 →
1907 SIAA football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt 3 0 0     5 1 1
Sewanee 6 1 0     8 1 0
Alabama 3 1 2     5 1 2
LSU 2 1 0     7 3 0
Tennessee 3 2 0     7 2 1
Auburn 3 2 1     6 2 1
Georgia 3 3 1     4 3 1
Mississippi A&M 2 3 0     6 3 0
Georgia Tech 2 4 0     4 4 0
Clemson 1 3 0     4 4 0
Mercer 0 3 0     3 3 0
Howard (AL) 0 5 0     2 5 0
Ole Miss 0 5 0     0 6 0
Nashville            
† – Conference champion

The 1907 LSU Tigers football team represented the LSU Tigers of Louisiana State University during the 1907 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. The season was the first year under coach Edgar Wingard. It was also the first year at LSU for star player, Doc Fenton.

Before the seasonEdit

Fenton, who was from Scranton, Pennsylvania, had been heavily recruited by Wingard to play at LSU.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 11Louisiana Tech*W 28–0
October 19at Texas*L 5–12
October 21at Texas A&M*College Station, TX (rivalry)L 5–11
October 28Howard (AL)*
  • State Field
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 57–0
November 6Arkansas*
  • State Field
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 17–12
November 9Mississippi A&M
  • State Field
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 23–11
November 16at Ole MissOxford, MS (rivalry)W 23–0
November 23at Alabama
L 4–6
November 30at Baylor*Waco, TXW 48–0
December 25at University of Havana*W 56–0
  • *Non-conference game

Source: 1907 LSU Tigers football team

Season summaryEdit

Louisiana TechEdit

The Tigers opened the season in grand fashion, at State Field, by beating Louisiana Tech 28–0. A highlight of that game was a 90-yard touchdown run by Doc Fenton. It was Louisiana Tech's only loss on the season.

Texas and Texas A&MEdit

This win was followed by losses on the road at Texas and Texas A&M. After these losses, LSU went on to win 4 straight games.

HowardEdit

The Tigers romped over Howard 57–0.

ArkansasEdit

The 17–12 win over Arkansas was the school's first over the school.

AlabamaEdit

That 4 game winning streak was broken by a loss to Alabama. In the contest against Alabama, LSU led for most of the game because of two safeties. Alabama scored late in the game from an 85-yard punt return to win the game 6–4.

BaylorEdit

LSU's next game resulted in a win over Baylor.

PostseasonEdit

File:LSU-Bacardi Bowl 1907.jpg

Bacardi BowlEdit

Their last game of the season was in an appearance at the Bacardi Bowl. This was LSU's first bowl game, and the first time any U.S. football team played in a foreign country.

This game, played in Cuba against the University of Havana resulted in a 56–0 victory for LSU.[1]

ReferencesEdit

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