Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
1935 SEC Champions
Overall Record:9-2 | SEC Record: 5-0
Head Coach Bernie Moore
LSU great Abe Mickal and freshman sensation Gaynell "Gus" Tinsley led the 1935 Tigers to an undefeated SEC record. LSU fell to Rice in the season opener but did not lose again in the regular season. Non-conference wins included victories against Manhattan in New York City and Arkansas in Shreveport before opening the SEC season with a win at Vanderbilt. The Tigers won a close one against Auburn, but dominated their opponents the rest of the way, recording convincing shutouts in the final three games. LSU's first SEC championship team made its first bowl appearance against Sammy Baugh's TCU in the Sugar Bowl. The Tigers finished as high as No. 4 in final national polls, but took national championship honors in the Williamson poll.
Erected by Drs. Ronald Lahasky & Vincent Pisciotta.
Location. 30° 24.694′ N, 91° 11.119′ 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. 1936 SEC Champions (a 2007 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); 2003 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); 1958 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); Chellis "Mike" Chambers (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Y.A. Title (approx. 0.2 miles away); Steve Van Buren (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jim Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
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