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1978 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (33rd of 138)
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charles McClendon (8-4)

PS/G: 23.2 (44th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 16.1 (31st of 138)
SRS: 13.26 (20th of 138) ▪ SOS: 6.76 (36th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Liberty Bowl 20-15 versus Missouri

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
13 13 10 11 11 11 16 14 12 10 17        

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 16, 1978 Sat (13) Louisiana State Indiana Big Ten W 24 17 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 23, 1978 Sat (10) Louisiana State Wake Forest ACC W 13 11 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 30, 1978 Sat (11) Louisiana State @ Rice SWC W 37 7 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 7, 1978 Sat (11) Louisiana State @ Florida SEC W 34 21 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 14, 1978 Sat (11) Louisiana State Georgia SEC L 17 24 4 1 0 L 1
6 Oct 21, 1978 Sat (16) Louisiana State @ Kentucky SEC W 21 0 5 1 0 W 1
7 Nov 4, 1978 Sat (12) Louisiana State Mississippi SEC W 30 8 6 1 0 W 2
8 Nov 11, 1978 Sat (10) Louisiana State @ (3) Alabama SEC L 10 31 6 2 0 L 1 Birmingham, AL
9 Nov 18, 1978 Sat (17) Louisiana State @ Mississippi State SEC L 14 16 6 3 0 L 2 Jackson, MS
10 Nov 25, 1978 Sat Louisiana State Tulane Ind W 40 21 7 3 0 W 1
11 Dec 2, 1978 Sat Louisiana State Wyoming WAC W 24 17 8 3 0 W 2
12 Dec 23, 1978 Sat Louisiana State N (18) Missouri Big 8 L 15 20 8 4 0 L 1 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)