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1972 LSU Tigers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 11
1972 record9–2–1 (4–1–1 SEC)
Head coachCharles McClendon (11th season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7/4 Alabama 7 1 0     10 2 0
#5/7 Auburn 6 1 0     10 1 0
#11/10 LSU 4 1 1     9 2 1
#8/11 Tennessee 4 2 0     10 2 0
Georgia 4 3 0     7 4 0
Florida 3 3 1     5 5 1
Ole Miss 2 5 0     5 5 0
Kentucky 2 5 0     3 8 0
Mississippi State 1 6 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1972 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1972 NCAA University Division football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 16Pacific (CA)*No. 9W 31–13
September 23Texas A&M*No. 8
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 42–17
September 30Wisconsin*No. 9
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 27–7
October 7at Rice*No. 8W 12–6
October 14No. 9 AuburnNo. 8
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 35–7
October 21KentuckyNo. 7
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 10–0
November 4Ole MissNo. 6
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 17–16
November 11at No. 2 AlabamaNo. 6L 21–35
November 18Mississippi StateNo. 8
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 28–14
November 25at FloridaNo. 8T 3–3
December 2at Tulane*No. 11W 9–3
December 30vs. No. 11 TennesseeNo. 10L 17–24
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1972 LSU football schedule[1]

RosterEdit

1972 LSU Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
SB 3 Coffee, AlAl Coffee Sr
QB 7 Jones, BertBert Jones Sr
WR 1 LeDoux, JimmyJimmy LeDoux Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 55 Capone, WarrenWarren Capone Jr
DT 64 Lafauci, TylerTyler Lafauci Jr
S 17 Racine, FrankFrank Racine Jr
S 11 Staggs, JohnJohn Staggs Jr
DE 79 Wood, JohnJohn Wood Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Team players drafted into the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL team
Bert Jones Quarterback12 Baltimore Colts
John WoodDefensive tackle370 Denver Broncos

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ReferencesEdit


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