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1971 LSU Tigers football
Sun Bowl, W 33–15 vs. Iowa State
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 11
1971 record9–3 (3–2 SEC)
Head coachCharles McClendon (10th season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
(capacity: 67,500)
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/2 Alabama 7 0 0     11 1 0
#7/8 Georgia 5 1 0     11 1 0
#12/5 Auburn 5 1 0     9 2 0
#15/20 Ole Miss 4 2 0     10 2 0
Tennessee 4 2 0     10 2 0
LSU 3 2 0     9 3 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     4 6 1
Florida 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kentucky 1 6 0     3 8 0
Mississippi State 1 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1971 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1971 NCAA University Division football season.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 11Colorado*No. 9L 21–31
September 18Texas A&M*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 37–0
September 25at Wisconsin*No. 18W 38–28
October 2Rice*No. 16
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 38–3
October 9FloridaNo. 16
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 48–7
October 16at KentuckyNo. 12W 17–13
October 30at Ole MissNo. 11L 22–24
November 6at No. 4 AlabamaNo. 18
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 7–14
November 13at Mississippi StateNo. 20
  • Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Jackson, MS (rivalry)
W 28–3
November 20No. 7 Notre Dame*No. 14
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 28–8
November 27Tulane*No. 10
W 36–7
December 18vs. Iowa State*No. 11W 33–15
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1971 LSU football schedule[1]

Roster

1971 LSU Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
HB 24 Cantrelle, ArtArt Cantrelle Sr
SB 3 Coffee, AlAl Coffee Jr
WR 80 Hamilton, AndyAndy Hamilton Sr
QB 7 Jones, BertBert Jones Jr
WR 1 LeDoux, JimmyJimmy LeDoux Jr
TE/K 81 Michaelson, JayJay Michaelson Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 55 Capone, WarrenWarren Capone So
CB 37 Casanova, TommyTommy Casanova Sr
DT 78 Estay, RonRon Estay Sr
DT 64 Lafauci, TylerTyler Lafauci So
S 17 Racine, FrankFrank Racine So
S 11 Staggs, JohnJohn Staggs So
DE 79 Wood, JohnJohn Wood Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Team players drafted into the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL team
Tommy Casanova Defensive back 2 29 Cincinnati Bengals
Andy Hamilton Wide receiver 4 97 Kansas City Chiefs
Ronnie Estay Defensive tackle 8 186 Denver Broncos
Ken Kavanaugh Jr. Tight end 15 367 New York Giants

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References


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