1988 Auburn Tigers Football Team
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1988 Auburn Tigers Football Team
1988 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo.svg
SEC co-champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 7
APNo. 8
1988 record10-2 (6-1 SEC)
Head coachPat Dye (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorKoury
Defensive coordinatorWayne Hall
Home stadiumJordan-Hare Stadium
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Auburn + 6 1 0     10 2 0
No. 19 LSU + 6 1 0     8 4 0
No. 15 Georgia 5 2 0     9 3 0
No. 17 Alabama 4 3 0     9 3 0
Florida 4 3 0     7 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 3 4 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 2 5 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 2 5 0     3 8 0
Mississippi State 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Pat Dye, the team finished the season with a 10-2 record and won its second consecutive Southeastern Conference (SEC) title, sharing it with LSU. LSU handed Auburn its only conference loss of the year 7-6, in a game referred to as the "Earthquake Game". Auburn lost to Florida State, 13-7, in the 1989 Sugar Bowl.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 10KentuckyNo. 7TBSW 20-1060,000
September 17Kansas*No. 6
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
W 56-755,700
September 24TennesseeNo. 4
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL (rivalry)
CBSW 38-683,687
October 1North Carolina*No. 4
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
W 47-2173,611
October 8at LSUNo. 4ESPNL 6-779,431
October 15Akron*No. 12
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
W 42-061,300
October 22Mississippi StateNo. 10
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
W 33-067,300
October 29at FloridaNo. 9ESPNW 16-075,199
November 5Southern Miss*No. 9
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
W 38-873,787
November 12No. 17 GeorgiaNo. 9
CBSW 20-1085,214
November 25vs. No. 17 AlabamaNo. 7CBSW 15-1075,962
January 2vs. No. 4 Florida State*No. 7ABCL 7-1375,098
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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 15 Final
AP 7 7 7 6 4 4 4 12 10 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 8
Coaches Poll 7 7 7 7 5 4 4 12 9 9 9 9 9 7 7 7 7

Game summaries

Florida State (Sugar Bowl)

Florida State vs. Auburn
1 234Total
#4 Seminoles 10 300 13
#7 Tigers 0 700 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
12-2-1 1987 L 6-34

References



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