LSU Tigers Football Schedule in 2014
The LSU Tigers are on the prowl yet again this season, on the prowl for big
victories against SEC opponents. The SEC is the premier conference in college football, and the Tigers know that they're going
to have to perform on the field to finish atop the standings by the end of the season. LSU is coming off a solid 2013 season
in which they won 10 games, but there is room to improve. The Tigers are fresh off a strong spring, as they had a number of
good practices and an encouraging spring game. Fans packed into the stadium to see the White Team take down the Purple Team
by a score of 42-14. Freshman quarterback Brandon Harris stole the show with nearly 300 yards from scrimmage and four touchdowns.
Harris looks like an elite talent that can serve as a dual-threat quarterback for the Tigers. LSU is looking to build on a
strong spring as they head toward the 2014 season.
The Tigers will have a tough game on their hands on October 25th
when the Ole Miss Rebels come to town. The Rebels have some elite players that could give LSU some trouble, but the Tigers
will stick to their game plan and trust that Les Miles know the blueprint to take down such a talented Rebels team. Perhaps
the biggest home game of the season for LSU will their last of 2014 when they host the Alabama Crimson Tide. The Tide are
routinely one of the top teams in the entire country, and have been dominant over the past several years. The Tigers would
love to take down Alabama in front of their home crowd to close out their regular season at Tiger Stadium. This game is sure
to see a packed house of LSU fans ready to cheer their hearts out. These are just two great matchups of the home schedule
for the Tigers this season, though, so make sure to take a look and see if there are any other big games you'd like to attend.
LSU Tigers Football History
The LSU Tigers began their tenure in college football as an independent team from
1893-1895, thereafter joining the SIAA from 1896-1921 and settling in the Southern Conference from 1922-1932 before joining
the SEC in 1932 as a founding member. The Tigers have been a big force in the SEC for decades, winning 14 conference titles
to date and even claiming three national titles, in 1958, 2003 and 2007. The Tigers' national title in 2007 made the Tigers
the first BCS team to win multiple national championships, and it seems like it is only a matter of time until the Tigers
post a repeat performance in the postseason. That's not to say the LSU football team doesn't have any competition in the SEC,
however. As part of the SEC's Western Division, the Tigers have their work cut out for them every year against division rivals
like the Auburn Tigers, Alabama Red Tide, Ole Miss Rebels, Mississippi State Bulldogs, Arkansas Razorbacks and Texas A&M
There are several names that will go down in the history books for the LSU Tigers football team, and one of
the greatest players to ever go through the ranks of the LSU football program is Billy Cannon, the school's only Heisman Trophy
winner to date. Cannon was an All-American for LSU in the 50s before going on to play for the AFL's Houston Oilers and Oakland
Raiders in the 60s, as well as the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs in 1970 before his retirement. Cannon was inducted into the College
Football Hall of Fame, where he resides along with other former LSU stars like Gus Tinsley, Ken Kavanaugh, Abe Mickal, Doc
Fenton, Tommy Casanova and Jerry Stovall. Cannon's No. 20 jersey was retired by the Tigers, as was No. 37 for Tommy Casanova.
For fans of college football, it does not get any better than being there in person when two top
teams line up against one another on the gridiron. Every time the Tigers take to the field there is at least one elite program
involved in the contest, making every game they play one to get out and see from the stands. When you're there in the stands
you'll see some of the best players in the country doing their very best to earn a victory. If you've never been to a top-tier
football matchup in the college game, then this is the season to change that. Get out to see the Tigers hit the field and
you're sure to have the sporting experience of a lifetime.
LSU Tigers Football Trivia
Heading into the
2014 college football season, do you know what head coach Les Miles' record is with the LSU Tigers?
The answer is an
amazing 95-24. The Tigers have been a dominant program throughout his tenure and should continue to be.
LSU football fans are about as passionate as fans get, and these fans love a good rivalry. Every single
one of the SEC's Western Division teams can be considered a big rival of the LSU Tigers, and especially because each of these
teams is a powerhouse team in NCAA football. The Tigers have special rivalries with certain teams like the Arkansas Razorbacks,
which compete against each other every year for the Golden Boot, a gold trophy in the shape of the states of Arkansas and
Louisiana. The Tigers and Razorbacks have been competing for the Golden Boot since Arkansas' arrival in the SEC in 1991, with
the rivalry heating up more and more with every season. The Tigers also have a deep-rooted rivalry with the Florida Gators
that goes back decades, as both teams were founding members of the SEC. The Tigers and Gators are two of the winningest teams
in the conference, combining for a total of five national championship titles. Another SEC rival of the Tigers is the Ole
Miss Rebels, and these two teams face off every year for the Magnolia Bowl Trophy. LSU fans can be found packing the stands
for any rivalry game.