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1979 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Schedule and Results

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Record: 7-5, .583 W-L% (50th of 140)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charles McClendon (7-5)

PS/G: 22.9 (45th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 12.6 (17th of 140)
SRS: 14.38 (18th of 140) ▪ SOS: 7.55 (25th of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Tangerine Bowl 34-10 versus Wake Forest

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
      20 17 13                  

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 15, 1979 Sat Louisiana State @ Colorado Big 8 W 44 0 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 22, 1979 Sat Louisiana State Rice SWC W 47 3 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 29, 1979 Sat (20) Louisiana State (1) Southern California Pac-10 L 12 17 2 1 0 L 1
4 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (17) Louisiana State Florida SEC W 20 3 3 1 0 W 1
5 Oct 13, 1979 Sat (13) Louisiana State @ Georgia SEC L 14 21 3 2 0 L 1
6 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Louisiana State Kentucky SEC W 23 19 4 2 0 W 1
7 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Louisiana State (8) Florida State Ind L 19 24 4 3 0 L 1
8 Nov 3, 1979 Sat Louisiana State @ Mississippi SEC W 28 24 5 3 0 W 1 Jackson, MS
9 Nov 10, 1979 Sat Louisiana State (1) Alabama SEC L 0 3 5 4 0 L 1
10 Nov 17, 1979 Sat Louisiana State Mississippi State SEC W 21 3 6 4 0 W 1
11 Nov 24, 1979 Sat Louisiana State @ (18) Tulane Ind L 13 24 6 5 0 L 1
12 Dec 22, 1979 Sat Louisiana State N Wake Forest ACC W 34 10 7 5 0 W 1 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)