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The 1957 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season. Under head coach Paul Dietzel, the Tigers had a record of 5–5 with an SEC record of 4–4.[1] It was Dietzel's third season as head coach at LSU.

1957 LSU Tigers football
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ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1957 record5–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coachPaul Dietzel (3rd season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Auburn $ 7 0 0     10 0 0
No. 7 Ole Miss 5 0 1     9 1 1
No. 14 Mississippi State 4 2 1     6 2 1
No. 17 Florida 4 2 1     6 2 1
No. 13 Tennessee 4 3 0     8 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 3 1     5 3 2
LSU 4 4 0     5 5 0
Georgia Tech 3 4 1     4 4 2
Georgia 3 4 0     3 7 0
Tulane 1 5 0     2 8 0
Alabama 1 6 1     2 7 1
Kentucky 1 7 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 21Rice*L 14–2050,912
September 28Alabama
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 28–033,728
October 5at Texas Tech*W 19–1419,278
October 12No. 17 Georgia Tech
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 20–1359,476
October 19Kentucky No. 17
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 21–053,824
October 26at FloridaNo. 10L 14–2227,740
November 2at VanderbiltL 0–718,500
November 9No. 14 Ole MissL 12–1426,261
November 16No. 12 Miss State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 6–1451,213
November 30Tulane
W 25–648,040
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: LSUSports.net: 1957 LSU football schedule[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1957 Gumbo, LSU Press, p. 200–215
  2. ^ "1957 LSU football schedule". LSUSports.net. Retrieved November 12, 2013.