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1973 LSU Tigers football
Orange Bowl, L 9–16 vs. Penn State
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 13
1973 record9–3 (5–1 SEC)
Head coachCharles McClendon (12th season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/1 Alabama 8 0 0     11 1 0
#13/14 LSU 5 1 0     9 3 0
Ole Miss 4 3 0     6 5 0
#19/NR Tennessee 3 3 0     8 4 0
Georgia 3 4 0     7 4 1
Florida 3 4 0     7 5 0
Kentucky 3 4 0     5 6 0
Auburn 2 4 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     4 5 2
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     5 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1973 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. Under head coach Charles McClendon, the Tigers had a record of 9–3 with a Southeastern Conference record of 5–1. It was McClendon's twelfth season as head coach at LSU.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 15No. 10 Colorado*No. 15W 17–6
September 22Texas A&M*No. 11
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 28–23
September 29Rice*No. 10
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 24–9
October 6FloridaNo. 10
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 24–3
October 13at AuburnNo. 10W 20–664,331
October 20KentuckyNo. 9
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 28–21
October 27at South Carolina*No. 9W 33–29
November 3at Ole MissNo. 7W 51–14
November 17Mississippi StateNo. 7
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 26–7
November 22No. 2 AlabamaNo. 7
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
ABCL 7–21
December 1at Tulane*No. 8L 0–1486,598
January 1, 1974No. 6 Penn State*No. 13NBCL 9–1660,477
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

1973 LSU Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 89 Boyd, BradBrad Boyd Jr
RB 48 Davis, BradBrad Davis Jr
G 64 LaFauci, TylerTyler LaFauci Sr
QB 5 Miley, MarkMark Miley Jr
RB Rogers, SteveSteve Rogers Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB Bordelon, KenKen Bordelon So
LB 80 Harris, BoBo Harris Jr
DB Hodgins, NormNorm Hodgins Sr
DE 91 Miciotto, BinksBinks Miciotto Sr
CB 29 Williams, MikeMike Williams Jr
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

Roster

ReferencesEdit


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