2004 LSU Tigers football team

The 2004 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Nick Saban in his final season coaching at LSU, the Tigers played their home games at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The team finished with a 9–3 record and an appearance in the Capital One Bowl against Iowa.

2004 LSU Tigers football
Capital One Bowl, L 25–30 vs. Iowa
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 16
APNo. 16
2004 record9–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachNick Saban (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorJimbo Fisher (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorWill Muschamp (3rd season)
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
(Capacity: 91,600)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 13 Tennessee x   7 1         10 3  
No. 7 Georgia   6 2         10 2  
Florida   4 4         7 5  
South Carolina   4 4         6 5  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 9  
Western Division
No. 2 Auburn x$   8 0         13 0  
No. 16 LSU   6 2         9 3  
Alabama   3 5         6 6  
Arkansas   3 5         5 6  
Ole Miss   3 5         4 7  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: Auburn 38, Tennessee 28
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 45:00 p.m.Oregon State*No. 4ESPNW 22–2191,828
September 117:00 p.m.Arkansas State*No. 6
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
PPVW 53–391,611
September 182:30 p.m.at No. 14 AuburnNo. 5CBSL 9–1087,451
September 2511:30 a.m.Mississippi StateNo. 13
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
JPSW 51–091,431
October 22:30 p.m.at No. 3 GeorgiaNo. 13CBSL 16–4592,746
October 96:45 p.m.at No. 12 FloridaNo. 24ESPNW 24–2190,377
October 237:00 p.m.Troy* No. 18
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
PPVW 24–2089,493
October 307:00 p.m.VanderbiltNo. 19
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
PPVW 24–790,825
November 136:45 p.m.AlabamaNo. 17
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
ESPNW 26–1091,861
November 207:00 p.m.Ole MissNo. 14
PPVW 27–2491,413
November 261:30 p.m.at ArkansasNo. 14CBSW 43–1455,829
January 1, 200512:00 p.m.vs. No. 11 Iowa*No. 12ABCL 25–3070,229
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

2004 LSU Tigers Football Schedule

Roster and CoachesEdit

2004 LSU Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 10 Joseph Addai Jr
WR 80 Dwayne Bowe So
RB 22 Alley Broussard So
QB 15 Matt Flynn Fr
WR 5 Skyler Green Jr
QB 12 Marcus Randall Sr
QB 2 JaMarcus Russell So
OT 76 Andrew Whitworth Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 29 Travis Daniels Sr
DE 84 Marcus Spears Sr
CB 13 Corey Webster Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 41 Chris Jackson So


Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

RankingsEdit

Game summariesEdit

Oregon StateEdit

Oregon State at #4 LSU
1 234OTTotal
Beavers 6 3606 21
Tigers 0 0787 22
  • Date: September 4
  • Location: Tiger Stadium
  • Game start: 5:00 p.m. CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:44
  • Game attendance: 91,828
  • Game weather: Overcast; 89°F; wind 8 NE
  • Referee: Jay Vines
  • Television network: ESPN
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 1982 W 45–7

[1]

Arkansas StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1998 W 42–6

at AuburnEdit

#5 LSU at #14 Auburn
1 234Total
Tigers 6 300 9
Tigers 3 007 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
20–17–1 2003 W 31–7

[2]

at FloridaEdit

#24 LSU at #12 Florida
1 234Total
Tigers 0 1437 24
Gators 14 700 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
20–27–3 2003 L 7–19

AlabamaEdit

Alabama at #17 LSU
1 234Total
Crimson Tide 7 300 10
Tigers 0 6713 26
  • Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Game start: 6:47 p.m.
  • Elapsed time: 3:01
  • Game attendance: 91,861
  • Game weather: 55°, clear, winds N at 6 mph
  • Referee: Penn Wagers


Overall record Last meeting Result
19–43–5 2003 W 27–3

vs. Iowa (Capital One Bowl)Edit

#11 LSU (9–2) vs. #12 Iowa (9–2)
Capital One Bowl
1 234Total
Tigers 0 12013 25
Hawkeyes 7 7313 30
      
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

[3]

LSU Tigers in the 2005 National Football League DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick Overall NFL team
Marcus Spears Defensive end 1 20 20 Dallas Cowboys
Corey Webster Defensive back 2 11 43 New York Giants
Travis Daniels Defensive back 4 3 104 Miami Dolphins

[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ LSU Official Athletic Site. Retrieved 2015-Sep-05.
  2. ^ "LSU penalty gives Auburn second chance, victory". ESPN. September 18, 2004. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  3. ^ "Tate-to-Holloway caps Hawkeyes rally". ESPN. January 1, 2005. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  4. ^ https://www.webcitation.org/5kLt8d6sN?url=http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/2005.htm