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1954 LSU Tigers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1954 record5–6 (2–5 SEC)
Head coachGaynell Tinsley (7th season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Ole Miss 5 1 0     9 2 0
Georgia Tech 6 2 0     8 3 0
Florida 5 2 0     5 5 0
Kentucky 5 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 3 2 1     6 3 1
#13 Auburn 3 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 3 3 0     6 4 0
Alabama 3 3 2     4 5 2
LSU 2 5 0     5 6 0
Tulane 1 6 1     1 6 3
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     2 7 0
Tennessee 1 5 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1954 college football season. Under head coach Gaynell Tinsley, the Tigers had a record of 5–6 with a Southeastern Conference (SEC) record of 2–5.[1] It was Tinsley's final season as head coach at LSU.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 18at No. 4 Texas*L 6–20
September 25AlabamaL 0–1240,000
October 2at KentuckyL 6–7
October 9at Georgia TechL 20–30
October 16No. 20 Texas Tech*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 20–13
October 23No. 18 Florida
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 20–725,000
October 30No. 12 Ole Missdagger
L 6–2146,000
November 6Chattanooga*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 26–1911,000
November 13Mississippi State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 0–2520,000
November 20vs. No. 9 Arkansas*W 7–633,000
November 27, 1954Tulane
W 14–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1954 LSU football schedule[2]

AwardsEdit

  • Sid Fournet: All-American – AP, Look, Colliers, INS, NEA, UP; ALL-SEC

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1955 Gumbo, LSU Press, p. 270–287
  2. "1954 LSU football schedule". LSUSports.net. http://www.lsusports.net/SportSelect.dbml?SPSID=27811&SPID=2164&DB_OEM_ID=5200&Q_SEASON=1954. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
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