1987 LSU Tigers Football Team
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1987 LSU Tigers Football Team
1987 LSU Tigers football
Gator Bowl champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 5
1987 record10-1-1 (5-1 SEC)
Head coachMike Archer (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorEd Zaunbrecher (4th season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorPete Jenkins
Base defense3-4
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
(Capacity: 78,882)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Auburn $ 5 0 1     9 1 2
No. 5 LSU 5 1 0     10 1 1
No. 14 Tennessee 4 1 1     10 2 1
No. 13 Georgia 4 2 0     9 3 0
Alabama 4 2 0     7 5 0
Florida 3 3 0     6 6 0
Kentucky 1 5 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 1 5 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     4 7 0
Ole Miss 1 5 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University (LSU) in the college football season of 1987. The Tigers played their home games at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 57:00 p.m.at No. 15 Texas A&M*No. 6ESPNW 17-371,292
September 127:30 p.m.Cal State-Fullerton*No. 6PPVW 56-1273,452
September 197:00 p.m.Rice*No. 4
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
PPVW 57-673,558
September 261:30 p.m.No. 7 Ohio State*No. 4
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
CBST 13-1379,263
October 36:30 p.m.No. 19 FloridaNo. 7
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
ESPNW 13-1079,313
October 103:00 p.m.at No. 16 GeorgiaNo. 7ESPNW 26-2382,122
October 1711:30 a.m.KentuckyNo. 6
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
TBSW 34-977,084
October 316:00 p.m.at Ole MissNo. 5PPVW 42-1336,500
November 76:30 p.m.No. 13 AlabamaNo. 5
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
ESPNL 10-2279,379
November 147:00 p.m.Mississippi StatedaggerNo. 10
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
PPVW 34-1479,258
November 217:30 p.m.at Tulane*No. 9PPVW 41-3670,168
December 311:30 p.m.vs. No. 8 South Carolina*No. 7CBSW 30-1382,119
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Personnel

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ? = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final
AP 6 6 4 4 7 7 6 5 5 5 10 9 6 7 7 5
Coaches 11 ? 6 (1) 5 4 8 6 5 4 4 5 11 10 7 7 7 5

Game summaries

at Texas A&M

Ohio State

Ohio State at LSU
1 234Total
Buckeyes 3 037 13
Tigers 7 303 13
  • Date: September 26
  • Location: Tiger Stadium
  • Game attendance: 79,263

Florida

David Browndyke kicked the go-ahead 24-yard field goal with 5:34 left.[2]

at Georgia

Tommy Hodson threw a five-yard touchdown pass to Brian Kinchen for the go-ahead score with 3:36 left.[3]

Alabama

Alabama at LSU
1 234Total
Crimson Tide 6 079 22
Tigers 0 1000 10
  • Date: November 7
  • Location: Tiger Stadium
  • Game attendance: 79,379
  • Television network: ESPN

Mississippi State

1 2 3 4 Total
Mississippi St 7 7 0 0 14
LSU 14 7 3 10 34

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vs. South Carolina (Gator Bowl)

1988 NFL Draft

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Wendell Davis Wide receiver 1 27 Chicago Bears
Kevin Guidry Defensive back 3 79 Denver Broncos
Sammy Martin Wide receiver 4 97 New England Patriots
Eric Andolsek Guard 5 111 Detroit Lions
Rogee Magee Wide receiver 9 245 Chicago Bears
Chris Carrier Defensive back 12 318 Phoenix Cardinals
Brian Kinchen Tight end 12 320 Miami Dolphins

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References

  1. ^ "1987 Schedule". Louisiana State University Department of Athletics. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ 2019 LSU Football Media Guide. Retrieved 2019-Sep-17.
  3. ^ New York Times. 1987 Oct 11. Retrieved 2019-Sep-17.
  4. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1987 Nov 15. Retrieved 2019-Jan-06.
  5. ^ "1988 NFL Draft". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2020.



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