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1936 LSU Tigers football
SEC champion
Sugar Bowl, L 14–21 vs. Santa Clara
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 2
1936 record9–1–1 (6–0 SEC)
Head coachBernie Moore (2nd season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 LSU 6 0 0     9 1 1
#4 Alabama 5 0 1     8 0 1
Auburn 4 1 1     7 2 2
#17 Tennessee 3 1 2     6 2 2
Mississippi State 3 2 0     7 3 1
Georgia 3 3 0     5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 1     5 5 1
Tulane 2 3 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 1 3 1     3 5 1
Kentucky 1 3 0     6 4 0
Florida 1 5 0     4 6 0
Ole Miss 0 3 1     5 5 2
Sewanee 0 5 0     0 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) in the 1936 college football season. LSU won their second consecutive Southeastern Conference championship and earned their second straight trip to the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. The defense allowed only 33 points the entire season, which still ranks fourth in school history for the fewest points allowed by a Tiger defense.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 26Rice*W 20–7
October 3at Texas*
T 6–6
October 10Georgia
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 47–7
October 17Ole Miss
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 13–0
October 24vs. Arkansas*No. 13
W 19–7
October 31at VanderbiltNo. 8W 19–0
November 7Mississippi StatedaggerNo. 7
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 12–0
November 14at AuburnNo. 7W 19–6
November 21[[{{{school}}}|Southwestern Louisiana]]*No. 5
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 93–0
November 28No. 19 TulaneNo. 2
W 33–0
January 1, 1937No. 6 Santa ClaraNo. 2L 14–21
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Auburn

The Tigers made their way to Birmingham's Legion Field to battle rival Auburn. One of the highlights of the game constituted LSU RB Cotton Milner's 90-yard touchdown run in the Tigers 19-7 victory over Auburn. The run ranks fourth on LSU's list of longest rushing touchdowns in school history.

Louisiana–Lafayette

The Tigers' game at home against Louisiana–Lafayette saw the Tigers score 52 points in a half, which ranks second in school history, and 93 points in a single game, which is the most points scored by LSU in a game.

References

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