, LSU and Alabama have played every year since the 1960s. , The four outdoor practice fields are directly adjacent to the football operations center and indoor practice facility. , LSU fielded a varsity men's wrestling team from 1968–1985. From 1945 to 1973, LSU was 17–3–1 vs Texas A&M. The men's tennis team participates in the Western division of the Southeastern Conference and is currently coached by co-head coaches Andy Brandi and Chris Brandi. New coach John P. Gregg led the Tigers to a 1–4 season in 1899, including a loss to the "iron men" of Sewanee. LSU got in back in the win column in Week 8 with a 52-24 win over South Carolina on Saturday, Oct. 24. Toward the end of the song, the band breaks the fronts and spells out "LSU.". 16 LSU survived an upset bid from unranked Kentucky in 2002 by winning the game 33–30 on a 75-yard Hail Mary pass as time expired known as the "Bluegrass Miracle."  This has led to a sense of pride among LSU defensive backs, who strive to continue the tradition of excellence at the position. The women's cross country team participates in the Southeastern Conference and is currently coached by Dennis Shaver.  In Biff Jones' first season as head coach, the 1932 team tied for the Southern Conference championship in its last season as a member of the conference. In 2015, South Carolina was forced to move its scheduled home game vs. LSU to Baton Rouge due to severe flooding in Columbia, South Carolina.  384-143-18 (.722). Of the 32 different head coaches who have led the Tigers, Dana X. Bible, Michael Donahue, Lawrence "Biff" Jones, Moore and McClendon have been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. For many of the players, they’re simply just ready to play. Upon switching formations, the band plays the second half of "Tiger Rag," which culminates in the crowd chanting "T-I-G-E-R-S, TIGERS!' LSU has a tradition of success since its founding, highlighted by its 22-game winning streak during the 1996-97 season.. 4 Auburn in Tiger Stadium, winning the game 7–6 with 1:41 remaining on a touchdown pass from quarterback Tommy Hodson to running back Eddie Fuller. 15. The longest winning streak in the LSU–Florida series is held by Florida, with nine victories from 1988 to 1996. LSU was led by future NFL QB Matt Flynn and featured a number of other NFL players on offense, including Jacob Hester and Brandon LaFell. Then the band strikes up a drum cadence and begins to spread out evenly across the field. 2 LSU played what was hyped as one of the most exciting games ever played in Tiger Stadium against No. The CFP national championship is a bit later in 2021. White jerseys – LSU is notable as one of the few college football teams that wears white jerseys for home games as opposed to their darker jerseys (in their case, purple). Here are the most NFL players by college in 2020 and a list of every FBS and FCS school with at least one player in the NFL. 48-11 loss to Auburn on Saturday, Oct. 31. In 1997, the Southeastern Conference ruled the home team would have choice of jersey color without consent of the visitors for conference games. The other was in 2004 when Oregon State did not want to suffer in its black jerseys due to the humid weather of Louisiana in late summer, thus forcing LSU to wear its purple jerseys for a nationally televised game on ESPN.