Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
1936 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 9-1-1| SEC Record; 6-0
Head Coach Bernie Moore
After going 1-1 to open the season, Bernie Moore's Tigers did not lose again for the remainder of the regular season. LSU's high powered offense, led by Gaynell "Gus" Tinsley and Marvin "Moose" Stewart, keyed a destruction of Georgia in the SEC opened before the Tigers reeled off wins over Ole Miss, Arkansas, Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, Auburn and Southwestern Louisiana. LSU finished the regular season by whitewashing rival Tulane, leaving the Tigers as the nation's highest scoring team with 281 points, while the defense never gave up more than 7 points in a game. LSU finished runner-up in the first AP poll to Minnesota, but took national championship honors in the Williamson poll for the second straight year.
Erected by Col. F.C. Schaffer & Family.
Location. 30° 24.689′ N, 91° 11.117′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on West Stadium Drive north of South Stadium Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1935 SEC Champions (a few steps from this marker); 1958 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); 2003 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); 2007 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); Chellis "Mike" Chambers (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of the LSU Students (approx. 0.2 miles away); Y.A. Title (approx. 0.2 miles away); Steve Van Buren (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
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