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1968 Auburn Tigers football
Sun Bowl Champions
Sun Bowl, W 34–10 vs. Arizona
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1968 record7–4 (4–2 SEC)
Head coachRalph Jordan
Home stadiumCliff Hare Stadium
Legion Field
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8/4 Georgia 5 0 1     8 1 2
#13/7 Tennessee 4 1 1     8 2 1
#17/12 Alabama 4 2 0     8 3 0
LSU 4 2 0     8 3 0
#16/NR Auburn 4 2 0     7 4 0
Florida 3 2 1     6 3 1
Ole Miss 3 2 1     7 3 1
Vanderbilt 2 3 1     5 4 1
Mississippi State 0 4 2     0 8 2
Kentucky 0 7 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1968 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1968 college football season. It was the Tigers' 77th overall and 35th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his 18th year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of seven wins and four losses (7–4 overall, 4–2 in the SEC) and with a victory over Arizona in the Sun Bowl.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21* SMU Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 28–37  
September 28 at Mississippi State Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 26–0  
October 5 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY W 26–7  
October 12* at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 21–10  
October 19* Georgia Tech Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 20–21  
October 26* #9 Miami Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 31–6  
November 2 at #20 Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) W 24–13  
November 9 #5 Tennessee #18 Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 28–14  
November 16 #5 Georgia #12 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 3–17  
November 30 vs. #15 Alabama #18 Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) L 16–24  
December 28* vs. Arizona Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) W 34–10  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1968 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

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