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1977 LSU Tigers football
Sun Bowl, L 14–24 vs. Stanford
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1977 record8–4 (4–2 SEC)
Head coachCharles McClendon (16th season)
CaptainLB Steve Ripple
FB Kelly Simmons
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Alabama 7 0 0     11 1 0
#6/NR Kentucky 6 0 0     10 1 0
LSU 4 2 0     8 4 0
Auburn 4 2 0     5 6 0
Florida 3 3 0     6 4 1
Georgia 2 4 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 2 5 0     5 6 0
Tennessee 1 5 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
  • Kentucky ineligible for SEC championship due to NCAA probation. Mississippi State later forfeited all 1977 wins due to NCAA violations.
    Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1977 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Under head coach Charles McClendon, the Tigers had a record of 8–4 with a Southeastern Conference record of 4–2. It was McClendon's sixteenth season as head coach at LSU.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResult
September 17at Indiana*L 21–24
September 24Rice*
W 77–0
October 1No. 9 Florida
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 36–14
October 8at VanderbiltNo. 18W 28–15
October 15No. 12 KentuckyNo. 16
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
L 13–33
October 22Oregon Ducks
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 56–17
October 29Ole Miss RebelsW 28–21
November 5No. 2 AlabamaNo. 18
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
ABCL 3–24
November 12Mississippi State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 27–24
November 19at TulaneW 20–17
November 26Wyoming*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 66–7
December 31StanfordCBSL 14–24
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

1977 LSU Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 4 Alexander, CharlesCharles Alexander Jr
WR 3 Carson, CarlosCarlos Carson So
QB Ensminger, SteveSteve Ensminger So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 37 Teal, WillieWillie Teal So
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

ReferencesEdit


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